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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
915 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS TONIGHT
AND FRIDAY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY IN THE WAKE OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT. THESE WINDS WILL CREATE VERY ROUGH SEAS AND
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS ACROSS ALL OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ550-570-091115-
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COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST
FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS 34 TO 40
  KNOTS THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* SEAS...6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 12 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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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CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO 35
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUNDS AND 6 TO 10 FEET IN THE
  OPEN GULF WATERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
915 PM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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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