Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
446 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

GMZ472-031055-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0164.000000T0000Z-161203T1130Z/
446 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

THE THUNDERSTORM HAS MOVED OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER
POSES A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

LAT...LON 2968 9404 2967 9386 2975 9370 2978 9325
      2975 9309 2976 9310 2977 9306 2975 9308
      2973 9304 2976 9302 2973 9302 2957 9256
      2939 9310 2944 9324 2943 9333 2932 9333
      2910 9422 2955 9439
TIME...MOT...LOC 1045Z 219DEG 28KT 2928 9424

$$

GMZ450-452-470-031130-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0164.000000T0000Z-161203T1130Z/
446 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 AM CST...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

AT 445 AM CST...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
WATERSPOUTS WAS LOCATED OVER HIGH ISLAND 138...OR NEAR HIGH ISLAND
157...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 KNOTS.

HAZARD...WATERSPOUTS AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS.

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 50 KNOTS AND
         SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES. BOATS COULD SUSTAIN SIGNIFICANT
         DAMAGE OR CAPSIZE. MAKE SURE ALL ON BOARD ARE WEARING LIFE
         JACKETS. RETURN TO SAFE HARBOR IF POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WEST CAMERON 100...WEST CAMERON 45...EAST CAMERON 23...WEST CAMERON
62...WEST CAMERON 65...WEST CAMERON 66...HIGH ISLAND 110...SABINE
PASS 10...HIGH ISLAND 116...WEST CAMERON 48...SABINE PASS 13...HIGH
ISLAND 52...WEST CAMERON 168...HIGH ISLAND 199...HIGH ISLAND 138...
WEST CAMERON 167...WEST CAMERON 165...WEST CAMERON 144...HIGH ISLAND
136 AND EAST CAMERON 46.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 2968 9404 2967 9386 2975 9370 2978 9325
      2975 9309 2976 9310 2977 9306 2975 9308
      2973 9304 2976 9302 2973 9302 2957 9256
      2939 9310 2944 9324 2943 9333 2932 9333
      2910 9422 2955 9439
TIME...MOT...LOC 1045Z 219DEG 28KT 2928 9424

WATERSPOUT...POSSIBLE
HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...50KTS

$$

BRAZZELL



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