Marine Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1235 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

GMZ472-475-180543-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MA.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150418T0545Z/
1235 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...THE SPECIAL MARINE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE AFFECTED AREAS WERE...
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM...
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
TO 60 NM...

THE STORMS WERE MOVING OUT OF THE WARNED AREA AND NO LONGER POSE A
SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO BOATERS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.
LAT...LON 2983 9181 2970 9185 2976 9159 2974 9158
      2975 9161 2964 9165 2952 9155 2954 9141
      2912 9162 2926 9225 2944 9213 2955 9210
      2961 9201 2968 9221 2985 9213 2972 9215
      2985 9193 2982 9195
TIME...MOT...LOC 0533Z 266DEG 44KT 2979 9198 2954 9178 2938 9174 2923
9188

$$

GMZ435-452-455-180545-
/O.CON.KLCH.MA.W.0033.000000T0000Z-150418T0545Z/
1235 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...A SPECIAL MARINE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM CDT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM...
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA
OUT 20 NM...
VERMILION BAY...

AT 1231 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...
LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR VERMILION BAY TO NEAR MARSH
ISLAND TO NEAR EUGENE ISLAND 24 TO NEAR SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...
MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
EUGENE ISLAND 30...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...
EUGENE ISLAND 32...EUGENE ISLAND 42...VERMILION BAY...EUGENE ISLAND
53...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 239...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 243...WEST COTE
BLANCHE BAY...EUGENE ISLAND 28...MARSH ISLAND...EUGENE ISLAND 24...
EUGENE ISLAND 74 AND SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 249.

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.

&&

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2983 9181 2970 9185 2976 9159 2974 9158
      2975 9161 2964 9165 2952 9155 2954 9141
      2912 9162 2926 9225 2944 9213 2955 9210
      2961 9201 2968 9221 2985 9213 2972 9215
      2985 9193 2982 9195
TIME...MOT...LOC 0533Z 266DEG 44KT 2979 9198 2954 9178 2938 9174 2923
9188

$$

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