Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
000
WHUS74 KLIX 042134
MWWLIX

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO CAUSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT THURSDAY...

.STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE
MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY. STRONG COLD AIR ADVECTION WILL TAKE
PLACE AND WILL CAUSE FOR A DRAMATIC INCREASE IN WINDS OVER THE
WATERS. WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS CAN BE
EXPECTED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-050545-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0021.150305T0900Z-150306T1200Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
334 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM CST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO 6 AM
CST FRIDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS

* SEAS/WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN TIDAL
  LAKES AND SOUNDS. 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN
  OUTER 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.

&&

$$

DM/MJH






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.