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
301 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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 500 AM CDT

* AT 301 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 15 NM NORTHEAST OF ATCHAFALAYA
  BAY TO NEAR SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 11 TO 8 NM SOUTH OF WEST CAMERON
  WC284...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  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...VERMILION 256...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 281...
  EUGENE ISLAND 57...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 288...VERMILION 250...
  VERMILION 252...EUGENE ISLAND 113...EUGENE ISLAND 42 AND EUGENE
  ISLAND 217.

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 500 AM CDT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL
LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2819 9153 2840 9190 2843 9213 2853 9242
      2867 9309 2907 9208 2951 9137 2948 9128
      2955 9128 2945 9126 2933 9113 2933 9114
      2930 9117 2933 9116 2932 9122 2933 9122
      2937 9124 2931 9134 2924 9126 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 0801Z 308DEG 25KT 2958 9114 2903 9203 2861 9307

$$

LANDRENEAU



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