Marine Weather Message
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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
249 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALES AND LOW WATER LEVELS EXPECTED...

.THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL RESULT IN GALE
FORCE WINDS ACROSS ALL OF THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL BE SOUTHWEST AND WESTERLY WHICH WILL BE
VERY EFFICIENT AT DRIVING WATER OUT OF PROTECTED WATER AREAS.

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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
249 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY. THE SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...25 TO 30 KNOTS GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 6 FEET.

* WATER LEVELS...UP TO 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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 LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

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CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
249 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

* WINDS...30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

* WATER LEVELS...UP TO 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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 LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
249 PM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

* WINDS...35 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS APPROACHING 50 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...16 TO 20 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. 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.

&&

$$

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