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
146 AM CDT MON APR 20 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES  HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 315 AM CDT

* AT 146 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WINDS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER...LOCATED OVER SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 76...OR 55 NM SOUTHWEST OF ATCHAFALAYA BAY...MOVING
  EAST AT 35 KNOTS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 99...EUGENE ISLAND 175...SOUTH MARSH ISLAND
  76...EUGENE ISLAND 208...SHIP SHOAL 295...EUGENE ISLAND 243...
  EUGENE ISLAND 206...EUGENE ISLAND 224...EUGENE ISLAND 273...SOUTH
  MARSH ISLAND 78...EUGENE ISLAND 296...EUGENE ISLAND 295...EUGENE
  ISLAND 251...EUGENE ISLAND 252...EUGENE ISLAND 189...SHIP SHOAL
  198...EUGENE ISLAND 325...EUGENE ISLAND 217...SHIP SHOAL 224 AND
  SOUTH MARSH ISLAND 61.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2819 9153 2833 9174 2840 9190 2844 9213
      2882 9199 2882 9126 2809 9128
TIME...MOT...LOC 0646Z 264DEG 33KT 2863 9192

$$

RUA



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