Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
254 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

...DENSE SEA FOG TO LINGER INTO TONIGHT...

.LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS CONTINUE TO BRING IN AN UNSEASONABLY WARM
AND HUMID AIRMASS OVER RELATIVELY COOLER GULF WATERS. THE RESULT
IS THE FORMATION OF SEA FOG. THIS FOG WILL BE DENSE AT TIMES
THROUGH THE NIGHT.

GMZ450-452-455-191200-
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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-
254 PM CST WED JAN 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...THROUGH TONIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...WIDESPREAD BELOW 1 MILE AND DOWN TO 1/4 OF A MILE
  IN SPOTS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS MARINE OPERATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

RUA



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