Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS74 KLCH 252038
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
338 PM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.LOW PRESSURE ADVANCING ACROSS THE SOUTH PLAINS WILL RESULT IN A
STRONG AND LONG FETCH OF SOUTHERLY WINDS RESULTING IN ELEVATED
SEAS.

GMZ470-472-475-261000-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0020.170425T2300Z-170426T2300Z/
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-
338 PM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 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.

&&

$$

GMZ450-452-455-261000-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0020.170426T1100Z-170426T2300Z/
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-
338 PM CDT TUE APR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER
  GUSTS.


* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 3 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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