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
1019 PM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...
  WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1018 PM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER HIGH ISLAND
  52...OR 12 NM EAST OF HIGH ISLAND 63...MOVING EAST AT 35 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...
  WEST CAMERON 45...HIGH ISLAND 136...HIGH ISLAND 22...WEST CAMERON
  53...HIGH ISLAND 110...HIGH ISLAND 52...SABINE PASS 10...WEST
  CAMERON 48...HIGH ISLAND 129...SABINE PASS 13 AND HIGH ISLAND 116.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR UNTIL HAZARDOUS WEATHER PASSES.

&&

LAT...LON 2961 9424 2967 9406 2968 9396 2967 9386
      2971 9380 2974 9375 2976 9357 2922 9366
      2928 9425
TIME...MOT...LOC 0318Z 271DEG 37KT 2942 9416

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

$$

RUA



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