Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS74 KLCH 200854
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
254 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.A SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. STRONG NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL OCCUR WITH AND JUST BEHIND THE LOW DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
DECREASE ON SATURDAY MORNING AS THE LOW MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.

GMZ475-201500-
/O.EXB.KLCH.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-141220T1500Z/
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
254 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING.


* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ470-472-201500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-141220T1500Z/
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-
254 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$








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