Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
600 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE GULF WATERS EXTENDED THROUGH THE
REST OF TODAY...

.STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE THE REST OF TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS SOUTH INTO THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY.

GMZ455-470-472-100100-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
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-
600 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

$$

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WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
600 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET WITHIN 20 NM AND 4 TO 7 FEET
  BEYOND 20 NM.

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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