Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE GULF WATERS DURING
THE LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS. NORTH WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE.

GMZ470-472-475-011300-
/O.NEW.KLCH.GL.A.0002.150202T0600Z-150202T1500Z/
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-
316 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A GALE
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
  TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

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