Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
000
WHUS74 KLIX 180340
MWWLIX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
940 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...

.Strong offshore flow will continue across the coastal waters
overnight before diminishing toward morning.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-180600-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-180118T0600Z/
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-
940 PM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...20 to 25 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...Protected waters 3 to 5 feet. Open gulf 4 to 6
  feet nearshore, 6 to 8 feet offshore.

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.

&&

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.