Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
927 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...Small Craft Advisory is in effect today...

.Cold air continues to move off shore as cold front moves into the
central Gulf of Mexico before stalling. Strong north winds this
afternoon will abate later this evening.

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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-
927 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 to 25 knots with higher gusts.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 to 6 feet with occasional waves up to 7 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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24/RR



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