Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
340 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...LOW WATER CONDITIONS EXPECTED EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE GULF WATERS DURING
THE LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. NORTH WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND THE FRONT. THE STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN LOW WATER CONDITONS IN AREA LAKES
MONDAY MORNING.

GMZ430-432-020545-
/O.NEW.KLCH.LO.Y.0004.150202T1100Z-150202T1500Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-
340 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 AM CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A LOW
WATER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 9 AM CST MONDAY.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

GMZ470-472-475-020545-
/O.UPG.KLCH.GL.A.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
/O.EXB.KLCH.SC.Y.0009.150202T0600Z-150202T1800Z/
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-
340 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST MONDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 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.

&&

$$

GMZ435-450-452-455-020545-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0009.150202T0600Z-150202T1800Z/
VERMILION BAY-
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-
340 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS. SEAS 2 TO 6 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.

&&

$$

JONES






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