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
429 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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...
  VERMILION BAY...
  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 630 PM CDT

* AT 429 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 NM SOUTHWEST OF VERMILION BAY
  TO VERMILION 226...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...EUGENE ISLAND 53...EUGENE ISLAND 175...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 76...ATCHAFALAYA BAY...SHIP SHOAL 295...EUGENE
  ISLAND 224...EUGENE ISLAND 273...EUGENE ISLAND 129...VERMILION
  215...VERMILION 214...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 78...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND
  243...WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY...SHIP SHOAL 198...VERMILION 256...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 281...EUGENE ISLAND 57...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 288
  AND VERMILION 250.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2854 9247 2955 9223 2961 9201 2981 9213
      2984 9215 2983 9214 2985 9213 2974 9208
      2976 9159 2975 9157 2975 9162 2952 9155
      2968 9148 2936 9116 2930 9116 2930 9117
      2937 9124 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 2129Z 239DEG 13KT 2962 9207 2864 9239

$$

ERICKSON


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