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
606 PM CDT MON AUG 25 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  VERMILION BAY OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM OVER
  GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 606 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM 10 NM NORTHEAST OF WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY TO 10 NM NORTH OF
  VERMILION 24...OR FROM 10 NM NORTHEAST OF WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY TO
  5 NM SOUTHEAST OF WHITE LAKE...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 KNOTS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  VERMILION 22...VERMILION 39...VERMILION 26...VERMILION 38...
  VERMILION 31...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...VERMILION 51...SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...VERMILION 67...EUGENE ISLAND
  24...VERMILION 78...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243...EUGENE ISLAND 28...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 249...EUGENE ISLAND 30...EUGENE ISLAND 42...
  EUGENE ISLAND 53...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 268...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 281
  AND EUGENE ISLAND 74

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THIS STORM PASSES.

THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE SUDDEN WATERSPOUTS. WATERSPOUTS CAN EASILY
OVERTURN BOATS AND CREATE LOCALLY HAZARDOUS SEAS. SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 2979 9213 2985 9179 2979 9182 2977 9171
      2978 9186 2972 9185 2977 9160 2912 9158
      2907 9191 2921 9217 2923 9256 2957 9257
      2959 9207 2962 9203 2968 9221 2986 9212
TIME...MOT...LOC 2306Z 342DEG 25KT 2978 9161 2960 9199
          2962 9244

$$

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