Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS54 KLCH 010342
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1042 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 1041 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR EUGENE ISLAND 189 TO 6 NM
  EAST OF SHIP SHOAL 248...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EUGENE ISLAND 217...SHIP SHOAL 224...EUGENE ISLAND 208...EUGENE
  ISLAND 281...EUGENE ISLAND 261...EUGENE ISLAND 206...EUGENE ISLAND
  184...EUGENE ISLAND 273...EUGENE ISLAND 215...EUGENE ISLAND 212...
  EUGENE ISLAND 238...EUGENE ISLAND 296...EUGENE ISLAND 259...EUGENE
  ISLAND 277...EUGENE ISLAND 257...EUGENE ISLAND 275...EUGENE ISLAND
  276...EUGENE ISLAND 258...EUGENE ISLAND 251 AND EUGENE ISLAND 252.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2832 9127 2823 9151 2873 9171 2885 9130
      2867 9126
TIME...MOT...LOC 0341Z 050DEG 20KT 2869 9137 2835 9120

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