Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
356 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES IN EFFECT ...

.STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AS A
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF GALE FORCE
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. THIS STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL ALSO RESULT
IN ABOVE NORMAL TIDE READINGS THE NEXT HIGH TIDE CYCLE THIS
MORNING. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AND BECOME NORTHWESTERLY FROM WEST TO
EAST TODAY AS THE COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

GMZ435-450-452-455-470-472-475-302100-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170430T2100Z/
VERMILION BAY-
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-
356 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ430-432-301500-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170430T1500Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-
356 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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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