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
655 PM CDT MON OCT 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
  OUT 20 NM OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM OVER
  GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...
  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM OVER GULF OF MEXICO WATERS...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 651 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER
  FROM 12 NM EAST OF EUGENE ISLAND 100 TO 9 NM SOUTHWEST OF VERMILION
  252...OR FROM 18 NM SOUTHEAST OF ATCHAFALAYA BAY TO 72 NM SOUTH OF
  MARSH ISLAND...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 76...EUGENE ISLAND 182...AND SHIP SHOAL 224.

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. A GUST OF 41 KNOTS WAS RECENTLY OBSERVED AROUND
65 MILES SOUTH OF MARSH ISLAND.

&&

LAT...LON 2821 9158 2832 9173 2840 9190 2843 9214
      2849 9231 2921 9127 2920 9126 2809 9127
TIME...MOT...LOC 2353Z 300DEG 22KT 2913 9122 2841 9225

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