Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FZUS74 KLCH 220154
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
854 PM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

GMZ455-220204-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0063.000000T0000Z-170522T0215Z/
854 PM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
OUT 20 NM...

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 2847 9172 2886 9177 2889 9149 2884 9130
      2861 9127
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 342DEG 8KT 2877 9125 2869 9162

$$

GMZ475-220215-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0063.000000T0000Z-170522T0215Z/
854 PM CDT SUN MAY 21 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
TO 60 NM...

AT 854 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR EUGENE ISLAND 189 TO EUGENE ISLAND 206...MOVING
SOUTH AT 10 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

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. LARGE HAIL COULD
         RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND OIL
         RIGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EUGENE ISLAND 158...EUGENE ISLAND 215...EUGENE ISLAND 238...EUGENE
ISLAND 189...EUGENE ISLAND 212...EUGENE ISLAND 206...EUGENE ISLAND
217...EUGENE ISLAND 208...EUGENE ISLAND 184...EUGENE ISLAND 240...
EUGENE ISLAND 251...EUGENE ISLAND 175 AND EUGENE ISLAND 182.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2847 9172 2886 9177 2889 9149 2884 9130
      2861 9127
TIME...MOT...LOC 0154Z 342DEG 8KT 2877 9125 2869 9162

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

TINGLER


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