Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
811 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...GUSTY SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.MODERATE AND GUSTY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. IN RESPONSE TO A VIGOROUS STORM
SYSTEM ADVANCING EAST OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS STORM SYSTEM
WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE WITH STRONGER WINDS
POSSIBLE. ALSO... THE INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING WATER
LEVELS 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TODAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY ACROSS
THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY
AFTERNOON BEHIND THE EXITING SYSTEM WITH SUBSIDING WINDS AND
SEAS. THE NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW INCREASING BEHIND THE FRONT.

GMZ470-472-475-231200-
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WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
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-
811 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS: SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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