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
1051 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  SABINE LAKE...

* UNTIL 1130 AM CST

* AT 1051 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
  WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED NEAR PORT ARTHUR...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25
  KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN QUICKLY FORM AND CAPSIZE BOATS...DAMAGE
           VESSELS AND OIL RIGS...AND CREATE SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.
           MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE IN A SECURE LOCATION AND
           WEARING LIFE JACKETS. 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.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY OPEN WATERS.

LAT...LON 2999 9380 2998 9377 2985 9379 2980 9390
      2969 9384 2982 9396 2985 9394 2984 9392
      2987 9393 2993 9386 2998 9386 2998 9385
      2999 9386 2998 9383 3000 9379
TIME...MOT...LOC 1651Z 230DEG 24KT 2983 9402

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

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