Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1108 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AND
INTO THE MID-SOUTH REGION THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. AHEAD OF
THIS SYSTEM...A STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST...
WHILE ALSO RESULTING IN ELEVATED SEAS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN
TO DECREASE DURING SATURDAY AS THE LOW MOVES AWAY FROM THE REGION.

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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-
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-
1108 PM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 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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