Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
221 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE
MORNING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS LIKELY.

GMZ435-240830-
/O.CAN.KLCH.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170524T1800Z/
VERMILION BAY-
221 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

WINDS LOOK TO BE WEAKER THAN EXPECTED EARLIER, HOWEVER SMALL CRAFT
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

$$

GMZ450-470-241530-
/O.EXA.KLCH.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170524T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
221 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENTLY
  HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES AND 4 TO 6
  FEET FROM 20 NAUTICAL MILES TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES

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.

&&

$$

GMZ452-455-472-475-241530-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0025.000000T0000Z-170524T1800Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 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-
221 AM CDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENTLY
  HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES AND 4 TO 6
  FEET FROM 20 NAUTICAL MILES TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES

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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