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
255 PM CDT WED JUN 28 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 400 PM CDT

* AT 254 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 76...OR 59 NM SOUTHWEST OF POINT AU FER ISLAND...MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 15 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 224...EUGENE ISLAND 325...EUGENE ISLAND 243...SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 61...EUGENE ISLAND 206...EUGENE ISLAND 306...EUGENE
  ISLAND 208...SHIP SHOAL 224...SHIP SHOAL 248...EUGENE ISLAND 295...
  EUGENE ISLAND 273...EUGENE ISLAND 251...EUGENE ISLAND 296...EUGENE
  ISLAND 252...EUGENE ISLAND 175...EUGENE ISLAND 257...EUGENE ISLAND
  158...EUGENE ISLAND 258...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 78 AND EUGENE ISLAND
  215.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2813 9141 2819 9153 2826 9165 2833 9174
      2838 9186 2868 9212 2900 9158 2862 9126
      2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 233DEG 13KT 2855 9197

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

$$

RUA



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