Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1249 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  VERMILION BAY...
  WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 1248 PM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 23
  NM NORTHEAST OF WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY TO MARSH ISLAND TO NEAR EAST
  CAMERON 71...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO NEARLY 50 KNOTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EUGENE ISLAND 30...VERMILION 26...EUGENE ISLAND 105...SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...EUGENE ISLAND 32...EUGENE ISLAND
  100...VERMILION BAY...EUGENE ISLAND 53...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...
  VERMILION 131...ATCHAFALAYA BAY...EUGENE ISLAND 129...VERMILION 78...
  VERMILION 22...EUGENE ISLAND 108...VERMILION 24...EUGENE ISLAND 107...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243 AND WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 2937 9124 2900 9126 2891 9206 2927 9275
      2957 9256 2961 9201 2968 9221 2984 9215
      2980 9215 2980 9214 2985 9213 2976 9159
      2975 9157 2975 9162 2952 9155 2968 9148
      2933 9113
TIME...MOT...LOC 1748Z 298DEG 16KT 2999 9146 2955 9186 2926 9268

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...49KTS

$$

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