977  
WHUS54 KLCH 052241  
SMWLCH  
GMZ430-450-052345-  
/O.NEW.KLCH.MA.W.0062.180705T2241Z-180705T2345Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
541 PM CDT THU JUL 5 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM...  
SABINE LAKE...  
 
* UNTIL 645 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 540 PM CDT, STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 9 NM NORTHEAST OF THE MOUTH OF THE SABINE RIVER TO  
NEAR SABINE PASS 10, MOVING WEST AT 25 KNOTS.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER AND SMALL HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND  
SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WEST CAMERON 45, WEST CAMERON 53, WEST CAMERON 48 AND THE MOUTH OF  
THE SABINE RIVER.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE  
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE, KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED  
METAL OBJECTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2991 9390 2989 9377 2982 9381 2982 9383  
2980 9390 2969 9383 2974 9375 2976 9351  
2969 9354 2953 9351 2962 9421 2968 9404  
2968 9384 2981 9396 2982 9396 2981 9395  
2983 9395 2985 9392  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2240Z 089DEG 24KT 2983 9375 2955 9374  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...>34KTS  
 

 
 
TWH  
 
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