501  
FZUS74 KLCH 241744  
MWSLCH  
 
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1244 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014  
 
GMZ452-455-470-472-475-241845-  
1244 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2014  
   
..STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS
 
 
THIS STATEMENT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:  
 
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20  
TO 60 NM.  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM.  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM.  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA  
OUT 20 NM.  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM.  
 
AT 1242 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A  
BROKEN LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33  
KNOTS...FROM 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF HIGH ISLAND A100 TO 4 MILES  
NORTHEAST OF EUGENE ISLAND 28...OR FROM 55 MILES SOUTH OF HIGH  
ISLAND TO 18 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARSH ISLAND. MOVEMENT WAS NEAR  
STATIONARY.  
 
MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER  
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR  
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.  
 
INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN  
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL  
OBJECTS.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN PRODUCE WATERSPOUTS WITH LITTLE OR NO  
ADVANCE WARNING. SEEK SAFE HARBOR IF A WATERSPOUT IS SPOTTED.  
 

 
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE COAST GUARD...NEAREST LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY...OR DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT  
337-477-5285 EXTENSION 1.  
 
LAT...LON 2899 9417 2950 9193 2949 9178 2953 9177  
2956 9162 2909 9164 2874 9326 2876 9338  
2869 9362 2867 9379 2858 9393 2857 9402  
 

 
 
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