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
256 AM CDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 400 AM CDT

* AT 255 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EAST CAMERON
  222...OR 65 NM EAST OF HIGH ISLAND A131...MOVING EAST AT 15 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 200...EAST CAMERON 195...VERMILION 245...VERMILION 256...
  VERMILION 226 AND EAST CAMERON 222.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 2853 9242 2862 9294 2874 9299 2886 9244
      2851 9226 2850 9234
TIME...MOT...LOC 0755Z 249DEG 17KT 2856 9284

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

$$

RUA



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