Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
945 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT EAST OF CAMERON....

.WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY SUBSIDE FROM WEST TO EAST
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY. WHILE WATER LEVELS ARE STARTING
TO RECOVER ALONG THE COAST, REPORTING STATIONS WITHIN THE
CALCASIEU SHIP CHANNEL AND SABINE LAKE CONTINUE TO INDICATE LOW
WATER CONDITIONS. WATER LEVELS SHOULD CONTINUE TO SLOWLY RECOVER
THROUGH THE DAY.

GMZ450-452-470-231645-
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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-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY.

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FROM CAMERON TO HIGH ISLAND
FROM 20 TO 60 NM AND FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON OUT 20 NM
THE REST OF TODAY.

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/O.EXT.KLCH.LO.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
945 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

* WATER LEVELS...-1.0 TO -2.0 MLLW THROUGH THE DAY.

&&

$$

GMZ455-472-475-240000-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-170124T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 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-
945 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

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

* WINDS...WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...EXTREMELY 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.

&&

$$

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