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
316 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 415 PM CDT

* AT 315 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 NORTH OF VERMILION 31 TO
  NEAR VERMILION 245...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VERMILION 26...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 99...VERMILION BAY...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...
  VERMILION 131...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 58...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 76...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 23...VERMILION 78...VERMILION 215...VERMILION
  214...VERMILION 24...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243...VERMILION 119...SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 27...VERMILION 161...WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY AND
  VERMILION 164.

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 2972 9215 2985 9193 2983 9195 2982 9195
      2984 9179 2971 9188 2970 9185 2976 9164
      2841 9196 2858 9272 2956 9246 2961 9201
      2968 9214 2970 9210 2968 9221 2984 9215
      2980 9215 2980 9214 2985 9213
TIME...MOT...LOC 2015Z 230DEG 13KT 2955 9222 2853 9253

$$

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