Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1244 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

GMZ452-455-470-472-475-241845-
1244 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS...

THIS STATEMENT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM.
  WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.
  WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM.
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM.
  COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM.

AT 1242 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
BROKEN LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33
KNOTS...FROM 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF HIGH ISLAND A100 TO 4 MILES
NORTHEAST OF EUGENE ISLAND 28...OR FROM 55 MILES SOUTH OF HIGH
ISLAND TO 18 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSH ISLAND. MOVEMENT WAS NEAR
STATIONARY.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 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.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS WITH LITTLE OR NO
ADVANCE WARNING. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IF A WATERSPOUT IS SPOTTED.

&&

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD...NEAREST LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY...OR DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.

LAT...LON 2899 9417 2950 9193 2949 9178 2953 9177
      2956 9162 2909 9164 2874 9326 2876 9338
      2869 9362 2867 9379 2858 9393 2857 9402

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