Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
858 PM CST TUE NOV 21 2017

...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT
BEHIND A COLD FRONT...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AND
CAUSE INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDINGS SEAS IN ITS WAKE
THROUGH TOMORROW.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-221100-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.171122T0600Z-171122T2100Z/
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-
858 PM CST TUE NOV 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO 3 PM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...BECOMING EAST AND EVENTUALLY NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 25
  KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET WITHIN 20 NM OF THE COAST. 3 TO 7
  FEET BEYOND 20 NM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 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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