Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
754 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

GMZ455-470-472-475-261400-
754 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS...

THIS STATEMENT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM.
  WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.
  WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM.
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM.

AT 753 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS...FROM 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF HIGH ISLAND A33 TO 14 MILES EAST
OF EUGENE ISLAND 142...OR FROM 41 MILES SOUTH OF HIGH ISLAND TO 34
MILES SOUTH OF ATCHAFALAYA BAY. THE AREA IS ABOUT STATIONARY...WITH
THE INDIVIDUAL RAIN CELLS MOVING WEST AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL BE NEAR...
  EUGENE ISLAND 142...VERMILION 161...EAST CAMERON 160...EUGENE
  ISLAND 135...EAST CAMERON 157...VERMILION 171...HIGH ISLAND A33...
  VERMILION 164...WEST CAMERON 269...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 23...SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 27...WEST CAMERON 368...EUGENE ISLAND 158...SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 33...HIGH ISLAND A201...VERMILION 191...EUGENE ISLAND
  175...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 39...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 40...EUGENE ISLAND
  189...VERMILION 200...EUGENE ISLAND 184...EUGENE ISLAND 182...WEST
  CAMERON 398...EAST CAMERON 195...WEST CAMERON WC284...VERMILION
  214...VERMILION 215...EUGENE ISLAND 208...EUGENE ISLAND 206...HIGH
  ISLAND A100...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 61...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 58...
  EUGENE ISLAND 212...VERMILION 226...EUGENE ISLAND 215...EUGENE
  ISLAND 217...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 69...EAST CAMERON 222 AND SHIP
  SHOAL 198 BY 900 AM CDT

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD...NEAREST LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY...OR DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 2913 9126 2853 9126 2850 9127 2854 9253
      2863 9300 2876 9332 2867 9379 2858 9394
      2858 9403 2923 9426

$$

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