Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
323 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR THE GULF WATERS LATE TONIGHT INTO
FRIDAY...

.Light winds will prevail into the evening with winds becoming
north and then increasing with a frontal passage. North winds
will gradually decrease Friday as high pressure settles into the
region.

GMZ470-472-475-150500-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0047.171215T0800Z-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-
323 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to 6 PM CST Friday.

* WINDS...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots after midnight
  tonight and persisting through Friday.

* WAVES/SEAS...Building to 3 to 5 feet late tonight.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ450-452-455-150500-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0047.171215T0800Z-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-
323 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect from 2 AM to noon CST Friday.

* WINDS...North winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots after midnight
  tonight and persisting through Friday morning.

* WAVES/SEAS...Building to 2 to 3 feet late tonight.

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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