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
112 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 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...
  WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 112 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR VERMILION 78 TO NEAR EAST CAMERON 157...MOVING
  SOUTH AT 15 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND LARGE HAIL.

  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. LARGE HAIL
           COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BOATS...VESSELS AND
           OIL RIGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  VERMILION 119...VERMILION 149...VERMILION 148...EAST CAMERON 109...
  VERMILION 200...VERMILION 78...VERMILION 67...EAST CAMERON 157...
  EAST CAMERON 222...VERMILION 164...EAST CAMERON 195...VERMILION
  161...VERMILION 171 AND EAST CAMERON 160.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2862 9297 2893 9305 2937 9236 2895 9216
      2892 9216 2859 9279
TIME...MOT...LOC 1812Z 338DEG 13KT 2919 9244 2891 9296

HAIL...>.75IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

BRAZZELL


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