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
1044 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

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...

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1044 AM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS...WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 23
  NM NORTHEAST OF WHITE LAKE TO 7 NM NORTH OF EAST CAMERON 23 TO NEAR
  EAST CAMERON 46...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY
           HAZARDOUS SEAS. SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY
           HIGHER WINDS AND SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VERMILION 26...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...EAST
  CAMERON 23...VERMILION BAY...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...VERMILION 78...
  VERMILION 22...VERMILION 24...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243...WEST COTE
  BLANCHE BAY...WEST CAMERON 144...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 249...EAST CAMERON
  47...EAST CAMERON 46...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 268...VERMILION 38...
  VERMILION 39...VERMILION 67 AND VERMILION 31.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA.

LAT...LON 2972 9215 2984 9179 2977 9184 2980 9185
      2975 9188 2963 9163 2969 9148 2908 9178
      2943 9319 2972 9299 2953 9232 2961 9201
      2968 9221 2984 9215 2980 9215 2980 9214
      2985 9213
TIME...MOT...LOC 1544Z 296DEG 19KT 3004 9232 2966 9281 2944 9307

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

$$

LANDRENEAU



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