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
235 PM CST MON FEB 20 2017

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...

* UNTIL 330 PM CST

* AT 235 PM CST...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 10 NM NORTHEAST OF WEST CAMERON 66 TO NEAR EAST
  CAMERON 71...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VERMILION 78...VERMILION 67...VERMILION 22...EAST CAMERON 71...EAST
  CAMERON 23...EAST CAMERON 33...VERMILION 39 AND VERMILION 38.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2975 9300 2974 9302 2973 9302 2970 9293
      2963 9278 2959 9265 2957 9253 2921 9230
      2929 9285 2931 9291 2973 9304 2974 9303
      2977 9305
TIME...MOT...LOC 2035Z 274DEG 26KT 2972 9295 2928 9279

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

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