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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
348 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...STRONG NORTH WINDS AND HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS EXPECTED
TODAY AND FRIDAY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING AND
PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY AFTER A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH. THESE
WINDS WILL CREATE VERY ROUGH SEAS AND HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS
ACROSS ALL OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 AM CST
FRIDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 9 PM CST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 AM CST
FRIDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OVER 40 KNOTS
  THIS MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30
  KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY
  EVENING.

* SEAS...6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 12 FEET.

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.

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE HARBOR PRIOR
TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.

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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CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
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 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-
348 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 PM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS TO 35
  KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 6 FEET IN THE SOUNDS AND 6 TO 10 FEET IN THE
  OPEN GULF WATERS.

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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LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
348 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING
TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.

* WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET.

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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