Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1202 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE OUTER GULF WATERS TODAY...

.Gusty north winds will continue this morning in the wake of a
cold front. These winds will gradually decrease through the day
as high pressure settles into the region.

GMZ450-452-455-151915-
/O.EXP.KLCH.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-171215T1800Z/
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-
1202 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

North to northeast winds will continue slowly decrease through
the rest of the day.

$$

GMZ470-472-475-160000-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0047.000000T0000Z-171216T0000Z/
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-
1202 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...North winds 15 to 25 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 to 5 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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