Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1040 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

.SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE INCREASING OVERNIGHT AND FRIDAY,
BECOMING QUITE STRONG AND GUSTY FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY AS A
COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. GUSTS IN EXCESS OF GALE FORCE ARE
POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW
WILL ALSO RESULT IN ABOVE NORMAL TIDE READINGS THE NEXT FEW HIGH
TIDE CYCLES, ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS. WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE AND BECOME NORTHWESTERLY FROM WEST TO EAST ON SUNDAY AS
THE COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

GMZ472-475-281300-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.170428T0900Z-170430T1200Z/
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-
1040 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM FRIDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY.

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

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 13 FEET SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY 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.

&&

$$

GMZ450-452-455-470-281300-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.170429T0000Z-170430T1200Z/
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-
1040 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 7 FEET SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY 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.

&&

$$

GMZ430-432-435-281300-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.170429T0600Z-170430T1200Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
1040 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 7 AM CDT
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...LAKE AND BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH SATURDAY THROUGH
  EARLY 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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