Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
358 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS WILL USHER
IN STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS BEGINNING THIS
EVENING...

.A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT HAS MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND WILL RESULT IN ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL IMPROVE BY MID MORNING ON FRIDAY.

GMZ455-472-475-270600-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0017.150326T2100Z-150327T1600Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 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-
358 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT
FRIDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVE HEIGHTS INCREASING TO 4 TO 7 FEET DURING THE
  PERIOD.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ450-452-470-270600-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0017.150326T2100Z-150327T1300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVE HEIGHTS INCREASING TO 3 TO 6 FEET DURING THE
  PERIOD.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ430-432-435-270600-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0017.150326T2100Z-150327T1000Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILLION BAY-
358 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...WAVE HEIGHTS INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FEET DURING THE
  PERIOD.

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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