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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
318 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN COASTAL WATERS...

.COLDER AND DRIER AIR MASS IS CURRENTLY PUSHING IN AND LEADING TO
GUSTY WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS. WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE 25 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING AND SHOULD
CONTINUE THROUGH TOMORROW. ALTHOUGH THERE MAY BE PERIODS OF WEAKER
WINDS... WINDS WILL GENERALLY RISE BACK TO HAZARDOUS SPEEDS.

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CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
318 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 KNOTS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER OPEN GULF WATERS.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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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