Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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WHUS74 KLCH 031526
MWWLCH

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
926 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...STRONG EAST WINDS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A COASTAL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
FAIRLY TIGHT TODAY. IN RESPONSE...EAST WINDS WILL BE STRONG AND
GUSTY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER THE GULF WATERS.

GMZ430-432-032100-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0047.161203T1526Z-161203T2100Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-
926 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...EAST AROUND 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...ROUGH.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ455-475-040000-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-161204T0300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
926 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS THIS
  MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET WITHIN 20 NM AND 6 TO 9 FEET BEYOND 20
  NM.

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.

&&

$$

GMZ450-452-470-472-040000-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-161204T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON 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-
926 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GALE FORCE GUSTS THIS
  MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET WITHIN 20 NM AND 6 TO 9 FEET BEYOND 20
  NM.

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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