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
1036 AM CDT SUN JUL 23 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...

* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT

* AT 1036 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR EAST
  CAMERON 33...OR 19 NM WEST OF WHITE LAKE...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 24...EAST CAMERON 23...EAST CAMERON 33...VERMILION 22...
  VERMILION 39 AND VERMILION 38.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 2963 9278 2959 9265 2955 9241 2928 9243
      2945 9297 2970 9295
TIME...MOT...LOC 1536Z 274DEG 17KT 2956 9285

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

$$

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