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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1034 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT...

.A LARGE COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS...OFTEN IN SQUALLS...WILL
MAINTAIN STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON
HOURS. CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE BY MID-AFTERNOON AS THUNDERSTORMS
DIMINISH IN COVERAGE OR MOVE OUT OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ570-572-575-577-202000-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0034.160520T1534Z-160520T2000Z/
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-
1034 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON.

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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24/RR


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