Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
838 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...

.AN APPROACHING TEXAS COLD FRONT IS BRINGING ABOUT LARGE
DIFFERENCES-IN-PRESSURE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO.
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE THE RESULT. WINDS WILL SLOWLY
DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-181700-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0032.140718T1338Z-140718T1700Z/
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-
838 AM CDT FRI JUL 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY.


* WINDS AND SEAS: SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS.
  SEAS 2 TO 5 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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