Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
857 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

GMZ432-301445-
857 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

A MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  CALCASIEU LAKE...

AT 856 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. THIS THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED
8 NM NORTH OF CAMERON...MOVING EAST AT 25 KNOTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

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

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 3002 9327 2997 9328 2993 9324 2986 9324
      2984 9328 2984 9333 2980 9335 2982 9335
      2982 9338 2985 9340 2985 9342 2988 9343
      2988 9339 2987 9335 2985 9335 3005 9333
      3005 9329

$$

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