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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS
FOR SMALL CRAFT THIS WEEKEND...

.ONSHORE WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL PERSIST OVER ALL OF THE
GULF COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SUNDAY. DUE TO THE STRONG WINDS...
SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD TO 5 TO 7 FEET OVER THE OPEN GULF
WATERS...AND 3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE TIDAL LAKES AND SOUNDS TONIGHT.
SEAS WILL INCREASE FURTHER SUNDAY TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 12 FEET SUNDAY OVER THE OPEN GULF OF MEXICO AND 4
TO 6 FEET IN TIDAL LAKES. WINDS WILL GUST SUNDAY 20 TO 25 KNOTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS AT TIMES.


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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-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-
343 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
SUNDAY NIGHT...

* WINDS...SOUTH AT 20 TO 25 WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS.

* SEAS...6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET SUNDAY.


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.

&&

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KEG


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