Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1128 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

GMZ435-455-251638-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0023.000000T0000Z-170325T1700Z/
1128 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
OUT 20 NM...
VERMILION BAY...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE WEAKENED AND NO LONGER POSE A SIGNIFICANT
THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 2934 9229 2927 9238 2933 9264 2937 9263
      2956 9240 2957 9231
TIME...MOT...LOC 1628Z 357DEG 17KT 2949 9231 2935 9258

$$

GMZ452-251700-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0023.000000T0000Z-170325T1700Z/
1128 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...

AT 1128 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR VERMILION 26 TO NEAR VERMILION 39...MOVING SOUTH
AT 15 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 34 KNOTS...SUDDENLY HIGHER
         WAVES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS. MAKE SURE
         ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE JACKETS. LARGE HAIL COULD
         RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL
         RIGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
VERMILION 24...VERMILION 67...VERMILION 38 AND VERMILION 26.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2934 9229 2927 9238 2933 9264 2937 9263
      2956 9240 2957 9231
TIME...MOT...LOC 1628Z 357DEG 17KT 2949 9231 2935 9258

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BRAZZELL



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