Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
939 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014

...HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM SETTLING ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS...

.THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL GRADUALLY RELAX THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON. THIS WILL ALLOW WINDS TO DECREASE THROUGH THE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.

GMZ450-452-181645-
/O.CAN.KLCH.SC.Y.0043.000000T0000Z-141118T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
939 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE AT 15 TO 20 KNOTS INTO THE
AFTERNOON. THIS IS BELOW SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA.
THEREFORE...THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN LOWERED. SMALL CRAFT
SHOULD STILL EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ455-181800-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0040.000000T0000Z-141118T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
939 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014

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

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ470-472-475-182000-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0042.000000T0000Z-141118T2000Z/
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-
939 AM CST TUE NOV 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

RUA





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