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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
849 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...STRONG COLD FRONT COULD BRING GALE FORCE WINDS...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS. PRIOR TO IT MOVING
THROUGH THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL TIGHTEN WITH WINDS INCREASING
TO OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
GUSTS. AFTER THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH WINDS WILL QUICKLY VEER
AROUND TO THE NORTH-NORTHWEST AND INCREASE. WINDS IN THE OPEN
WATERS WILL PICK UP WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS TONIGHT INTO
THE MORNING HOURS SUNDAY.

GMZ550-552-555-557-182300-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0045.171118T1800Z-171119T0600Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.GL.W.0003.171119T0600Z-171119T1500Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0046.171119T1500Z-171119T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
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-
849 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO NOON CST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST AND NORTH 25 TO 30
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET IN THE
  OUTER WATERS.

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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/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0045.171118T1800Z-171119T0600Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.GL.W.0003.171119T0600Z-171119T1500Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0046.171119T1500Z-171119T2100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 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-
849 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 3 PM CST
SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS THIS
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHIFTING TO NORTHWEST AND NORTH 25 TO 30
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET IN THE
  OUTER WATERS.

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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/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0045.171119T0300Z-171119T1800Z/
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
849 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS SHIFTING TO NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 34 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 5 FEET IN THE TIDAL LAKES AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND
  AND 3 TO 6 FEET IN CHANDELEUR AND BRETON SOUND.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ530-532-534-182300-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0045.171119T0300Z-171119T1500Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
849 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...WEST WINDS SHIFTING TO NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
  HIGHER GUSTS UP TO 34 KNOTS.

* WAVES...2 TO 5 FEET IN THE TIDAL LAKES AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND
  AND 3 TO 6 FEET IN CHANDELEUR AND BRETON SOUND.

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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