Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
316 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY EXTENDED TILL 6 AM CST FOR OUTER COASTAL
WATERS...

.Strong southerly winds will continue through the early morning in
the vicinity of a passing squall line and cold front. Winds will
quickly diminish to below criteria behind the front.

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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 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Small
Craft Advisory, which is in effect until 6 AM CST early this
morning.

* WINDS...20 to 25 knots with gusts over 30 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 to 5 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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Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
316 AM CST Sun Dec 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

Winds have begun to weaken behind the cold front that moved
through the area early this morning.

$$



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