Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS74 KLCH 222146
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
346 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE
DAY...

.GUSTY NORTH WINDS ARE LIKELY TO INCREASE A BIT JUST AFTER DARK,
BUT ARE THEN FORECAST TO GRADUALLY DECREASE ALONG WITH SEAS GENERALLY
FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND
THROUGH THURSDAY AND INTO THURSDAY NIGHT AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE
SETTLES INTO THE REGION.

GMZ450-222300-
/O.CAN.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-171123T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
346 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT.

$$

GMZ472-475-230500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-171123T1500Z/
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-
346 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS... 3 TO 7 FEET

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ470-230500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-171123T0600Z/
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
346 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS... 3 TO 7 FEET

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ452-455-230500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-171123T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
346 PM CST WED NOV 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS, ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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