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
542 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM...
  VERMILION BAY...

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 542 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 25 NM NORTHWEST OF MARSH ISLAND
  TO 13 NM NORTHEAST OF VERMILION BAY TO 6 NM NORTHEAST OF WEST COTE
  BLANCHE BAY TO 11 NM NORTHEAST OF ATCHAFALAYA BAY...MOVING
  SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ATCHAFALAYA BAY...VERMILION BAY AND WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2924 9139 2948 9182 2957 9171 2960 9211
      2975 9222 2975 9221 2985 9213 2972 9215
      2984 9179 2983 9181 2982 9182 2971 9188
      2976 9160 2975 9159 2975 9161 2952 9155
      2954 9127 2937 9120
TIME...MOT...LOC 2242Z 095DEG 21KT 2996 9207 2988 9185 2977 9168 2964
9158 2951 9119

$$

RUA


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