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
1143 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 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 115 AM CDT

* AT 1142 PM CDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR EAST CAMERON 47 TO NEAR EAST CAMERON 109 TO
  NEAR VERMILION 161 TO 17 NM SOUTHWEST OF EAST CAMERON 222...MOVING
  EAST AT 40 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 UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2819 9153 2840 9190 2844 9217 2853 9242
      2864 9301 2950 9300 2944 9122 2939 9122
      2933 9113 2930 9117 2933 9116 2932 9122
      2933 9122 2937 9124 2931 9130 2931 9134
      2924 9126 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 0442Z 267DEG 64KT 2938 9295 2920 9271 2891 9266 2840
9297

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

$$

RUA



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