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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
935 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...GUSTY WINDS HAVE DEVELOPED OVER PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS...

.COLDER AND DRIER AIR CURRENTLY PUSHING IN IS LEADING TO GUSTY
WINDS DEVELOPING OVER MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS. WINDS NEAR 20
KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE 25 KNOTS ARE OCCURRING AND SHOULD
CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS MAY REMAIN AROUND THIS SPEED
TONIGHT AND THE ADVISORY MAY BE EXTENDED FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-042100-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0031.160504T1435Z-160504T2100Z/
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
935 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 KNOTS...
  ESPECIALLY OVER OPEN GULF WATERS.

* SEAS...4 TO 6 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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