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
401 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 500 AM CDT

* AT 401 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EUGENE
  ISLAND 295...OR 58 NM SOUTHWEST OF CAILLOU BAY...MOVING EAST AT 25
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EUGENE ISLAND 325...EUGENE ISLAND 243...EUGENE ISLAND 306...SHIP
  SHOAL 224...SHIP SHOAL 248...EUGENE ISLAND 295...EUGENE ISLAND
  273...EUGENE ISLAND 251...EUGENE ISLAND 296...EUGENE ISLAND 252...
  EUGENE ISLAND 257...EUGENE ISLAND 258...EUGENE ISLAND 215...EUGENE
  ISLAND 259...EUGENE ISLAND 238...EUGENE ISLAND 275...EUGENE ISLAND
  276...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 99...EUGENE ISLAND 277 AND EUGENE ISLAND
  212.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2819 9153 2833 9174 2840 9190 2843 9214
      2848 9214 2872 9126 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 0901Z 250DEG 25KT 2836 9165

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

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