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WHUS74 KLIX 272316
MWWLIX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
616 PM CDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...STRONG EASTERLY WINDS CREATING HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS...

.A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO HAS
BROUGHT STRONG EASTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS TO THE GULF
WATERS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. WITH THESE STRONGER WINDS
IN PLACE...SEAS HAVE RISEN TO BETWEEN 5 AND 7 FEET AND CONDITIONS
HAVE TURNED VERY ROUGH. THESE HARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
616 PM CDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS
  DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE EVENING.

* SEAS...5 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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