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
1054 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  SABINE LAKE...

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 1053 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
  LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR PORT ARTHUR TO 13 NM NORTH
  OF WEST CAMERON 45...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PORT ARTHUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS...HIGH WAVES...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING...
AND HEAVY RAINS. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY...UNTIL
THESE STORMS PASS.

FREQUENT 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 200 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA...SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL
WATERS.

LAT...LON 3000 9378 2998 9378 2999 9377 2998 9377
      2995 9376 2987 9378 2988 9391 2989 9390
      2988 9392 2993 9386 2994 9386 2992 9388
      2998 9387 2998 9385 3000 9387
TIME...MOT...LOC 0353Z 227DEG 20KT 2994 9393 2990 9361

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