Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
935 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES AND GALE WATCHES IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY
AND TUESDAY...

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SUSTAINED
WINDS OF 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO NEAR 40 KNOTS WILL BE
LIKELY AS COLDER AND DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION. WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO RELAX OVER THE GULF TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT
AS A SURFACE HIGH BECOMES MORE CENTERED OVER THE AREA.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-072345-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0015.160208T0900Z-160208T2100Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.GL.A.0002.160208T2100Z-160209T1800Z/
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-
935 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST
MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 KNOTS MONDAY WILL INCREASE TO 25
  TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS BY MONDAY
  EVENING.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

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