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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1155 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...HAZARDOUS MARINE CONDITIONS IMPACTING THE REGION...

.HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTH OF THE AREA WITH DEVELOPING LOW
PRESSURE NEAR SOUTHERN TEXAS WILL KEEP THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
TIGHT OVER THE LOCAL COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL LIKELY REMAIN HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT THROUGH MUCH OF THE
WEEKEND UNTIL THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST THROUGH THE
AREA ON MONDAY.

GMZ555-557-570-572-575-577-041400-
/O.EXT.KLIX.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-161204T2100Z/
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-
1155 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 9 FOOTERS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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.

&&

$$

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-040900-
/O.EXT.KLIX.SC.Y.0051.000000T0000Z-161204T0900Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
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-
1155 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 8 FOOTERS IN THE OPEN
  WATERS. 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL 6 FOOTERS IN THE SOUNDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 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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