Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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FZUS74 KLCH 301401
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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
901 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

GMZ435-301410-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-170430T1430Z/
901 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
VERMILION BAY...

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

LAT...LON 2933 9113 2932 9121 2937 9124 2931 9129
      2931 9134 2922 9126 2939 9185 2963 9165
      2963 9155 2952 9155 2954 9143 2962 9141
      2966 9142 2948 9133 2948 9128 2955 9126
      2945 9126
TIME...MOT...LOC 1400Z 257DEG 27KT 2954 9134 2930 9146

$$

GMZ455-301430-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0043.000000T0000Z-170430T1430Z/
901 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 AM CDT...

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

AT 900 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS
WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 NM NORTHWEST OF LOWER
ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO NEAR EUGENE ISLAND 32...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

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

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EUGENE ISLAND 32 AND ATCHAFALAYA BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2933 9113 2932 9121 2937 9124 2931 9129
      2931 9134 2922 9126 2939 9185 2963 9165
      2963 9155 2952 9155 2954 9143 2962 9141
      2966 9142 2948 9133 2948 9128 2955 9126
      2945 9126
TIME...MOT...LOC 1400Z 257DEG 27KT 2954 9134 2930 9146

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

$$

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