Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
420 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE BEHIND STRONG COLD FRONT THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY MORNING.
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BEHIND THE FRONT WILL RESULT IN THE
POTENTIAL FOR WIND GUSTS OFFSHORE EXCEEDING GALE FORCE FROM
THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-071830-
/O.NEW.KLCH.GL.A.0004.161208T1200Z-161209T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
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-
420 AM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...25-30 KNOTS SUSTAINED WITH GUSTS TO 35-40 KNOTS

* WAVES/SEAS...3-5 FEET OUT 20 NM AND 7-9 FEET FROM 20-60 NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

JONES



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