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
138 PM CDT SUN OCT 22 2017

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...
  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 138 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR VERMILION
  171...OR 37 NM SOUTH OF MARSH ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10
  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...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 23...EUGENE ISLAND
  325...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 236...EUGENE ISLAND 206...VERMILION 215...
  VERMILION 214...EAST CAMERON 109...EUGENE ISLAND 208...VERMILION
  31...EAST CAMERON 222...EUGENE ISLAND 295...EUGENE ISLAND 296...
  VERMILION 171...EUGENE ISLAND 175...VERMILION 39...SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 27...VERMILION 38...EUGENE ISLAND 42 AND EUGENE ISLAND 158.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2840 9190 2863 9292 2958 9264 2953 9232
      2957 9203 2948 9182 2955 9172 2948 9130
      2951 9127 2939 9122 2933 9113 2930 9117
      2933 9116 2932 9122 2936 9127 2931 9134
      2924 9126 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 1838Z 208DEG 8KT 2897 9212

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

$$

JONES


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