Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
212 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

GMZ452-472-475-301921-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0083.000000T0000Z-160430T1945Z/
212 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...
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...

THE STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 2937 9124 2931 9134 2900 9126 2914 9209
      2958 9215 2961 9201 2980 9185 2980 9182
      2979 9182 2975 9188 2976 9174 2976 9159
      2975 9158 2975 9162 2952 9155 2956 9153
      2953 9154 2962 9142 2952 9143 2933 9113
TIME...MOT...LOC 1911Z 278DEG 33KT 2975 9158 2943 9159 2928 9196

$$

GMZ435-455-301945-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0083.000000T0000Z-160430T1945Z/
212 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 PM CDT...

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

AT 210 PM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS...WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTHEAST
OF WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY TO 7 NM NORTH OF EUGENE ISLAND 32 TO SOUTH
MARSH ISLAND 243...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 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...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...
EUGENE ISLAND 32...EUGENE ISLAND 42...EUGENE ISLAND 100...EUGENE ISLAND
53...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...ATCHAFALAYA BAY...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243...
WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY...EUGENE ISLAND 28...EUGENE ISLAND 57...EUGENE
ISLAND 63...MARSH ISLAND...EUGENE ISLAND 24...EUGENE ISLAND 74...SOUTH
MARSH ISLAND 249 AND SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 268.

LAT...LON 2937 9124 2931 9134 2900 9126 2914 9209
      2958 9215 2961 9201 2980 9185 2980 9182
      2979 9182 2975 9188 2976 9174 2976 9159
      2975 9158 2975 9162 2952 9155 2956 9153
      2953 9154 2962 9142 2952 9143 2933 9113
TIME...MOT...LOC 1911Z 278DEG 33KT 2975 9158 2943 9159 2928 9196

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...40KTS

$$

LANDRENEAU



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