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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
900 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA 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.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-081100-
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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-
900 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 3 PM CST
MONDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO NOON CST
TUESDAY...

* WINDS..25 TO 30 KNOTS MONDAY AFTERNOON INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
  KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 40 KNOTS MONDAY NIGHT AND
  TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 TO 10 FEET MONDAY AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 10
  TO 14 FEET MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
900 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MONDAY TO
NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OVER 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 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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