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
851 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  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...
  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...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT

* AT 849 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE
  THUNDERSTORMS...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WATERSPOUTS AND DANGEROUS
  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 KNOTS...LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9
  NM NORTH OF WEST COTE BLANCHE BAY TO 6 NM EAST OF EAST CAMERON
  EC122...MOVING EAST AT 45 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EUGENE ISLAND 30...VERMILION 26...EUGENE ISLAND 105...SOUTH MARSH
  ISLAND 236...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 217...EUGENE ISLAND 32...EUGENE
  ISLAND 100...VERMILION BAY...EUGENE ISLAND 53...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND
  239...VERMILION 131...ATCHAFALAYA BAY...EAST CAMERON 109...EUGENE
  ISLAND 129...VERMILION 78...VERMILION 22...EUGENE ISLAND 108...
  VERMILION 24...EUGENE ISLAND 107 AND EAST CAMERON EC122.

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 TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
LOUISIANA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

LAT...LON 2937 9124 2877 9126 2910 9313 2958 9263
      2961 9201 2981 9213 2980 9215 2982 9214
      2985 9213 2974 9208 2976 9159 2975 9157
      2975 9162 2952 9155 2968 9148 2933 9113
TIME...MOT...LOC 1349Z 264DEG 43KT 2982 9179 2906 9272

$$

LANDRENEAU


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