Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
941 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

GMZ472-475-170445-
941 PM CST SUN NOV 16 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.

AT 939 PM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...OVER
VERMILION 214...OR 61 MILES SOUTH OF MARSH ISLAND...MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 35 KNOTS.

* STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL BE NEAR...
  VERMILION 191 AND SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 58 BY 945 PM CST
  VERMILION 171 AND SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 76 BY 950 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 40...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 27 AND SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 61 BY 955 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 39 AND SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 78 BY 1000 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 33 BY 1005 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 11 BY 1010 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 23 BY 1015 PM CST
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 288...EUGENE ISLAND 135 AND EUGENE ISLAND 158 BY
  1025 PM CST
  EUGENE ISLAND 113 BY 1030 PM CST
  EUGENE ISLAND 129 BY 1040 PM CST

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.

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

&&

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 2845 9222 2853 9241 2855 9256 2879 9240
      2911 9203 2899 9162 2841 9197

$$

K. KUYPER





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