Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
347 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THE NIGHT...

.COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD BEHIND AN OLD FRONTAL
BOUNDARY OVER THE GULF. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED
THROUGH TODAY WITH SOME EASING TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.

GMZ555-557-570-572-575-577-281800-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150301T0600Z/
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-
347 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL SHIFT TO EAST BY THIS
  EVENING.

* SEAS/WAVES...5 TO 7 FEET ACROSS COASTAL WATERS WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS AS HIGH AS 8 FEET.

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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