Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
834 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF WATERS UNTIL NOON
CST SATURDAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT, WITH A
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE GULF WATERS IN ITS WAKE.
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE DAY SATURDAY.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-251100-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0008.170225T0300Z-170225T1800Z/
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-
834 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 WITH HIGHER GUSTS

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET

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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