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
414 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  VERMILION BAY OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...

* UNTIL 515 PM CST

* AT 413 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER 10 NM
WEST OF VERMILION BAY...MOVING EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL OTHERWISE REMAIN AWAY FROM
  SIGNIFICANT COASTAL LANDMARKS OVER THE INDICATED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CST SUNDAY EVENING
FOR SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA.

&&

LAT...LON 2983 9196 2984 9180 2979 9182 2976 9172
      2975 9189 2974 9172 2957 9172 2964 9192
      2961 9211 2970 9210 2975 9222 2980 9209
      2975 9211 2976 9209 2981 9203 2981 9204
      2980 9209 2983 9199 2980 9198
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 232DEG 35KT 2978 9214

$$

K. KUYPER





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