Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS74 KLCH 262043
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
343 PM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT BEYOND 20 NM...

.SOUTH WINDS ARE STARTING TO DECREASE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS, AND
WILL CONTINUE SUBSIDING FROM WEST TO EAST AS A COLD FRONT
APPROACHES THE AREA. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO PUSH THROUGH THE
REGION THIS EVENING, WITH INCREASING AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS IN
ITS WAKE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-262145-
/O.CAN.KLCH.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-170427T0000Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
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-
343 PM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

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

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH 7 PM OVER THE COASTAL
LAKES AND BAYS, AND THROUGH THE REST OF THE NIGHT OVER THE
NEARSHORE WATERS.

$$

GMZ470-472-475-270500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-170427T1100Z/
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-
343 PM CDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 25
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 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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