Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1018 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES IN EFFECT ...

.STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BECOME STRONGER TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. GUSTS IN EXCESS
OF GALE FORCE ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS
STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL ALSO RESULT IN ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
READINGS THE NEXT FEW HIGH TIDE CYCLES, ESPECIALLY SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY MORNINGS. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AND BECOME NORTHWESTERLY FROM
WEST TO EAST ON SUNDAY AS THE COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-291400-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-170430T1200Z/
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-
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-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1018 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE
  SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...7 TO 12 FEET SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
  MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ430-432-435-291400-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0021.170429T0600Z-170430T1200Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
1018 PM CDT FRI APR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SUNDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY
  SUNDAY MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...LAKE AND BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH SATURDAY THROUGH
  EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

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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