Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
948 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES IN EFFECT ...

.STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF GALE FORCE WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE. THIS STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL ALSO RESULT IN
ABOVE NORMAL TIDE READINGS THE NEXT HIGH TIDE CYCLE, SUNDAY
MORNING. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AND BECOME NORTHWESTERLY FROM WEST TO
EAST ON SUNDAY AS THE COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

GMZ435-450-452-455-470-472-475-301500-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170430T2100Z/
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-
948 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ430-432-301500-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170430T1500Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-
948 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

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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