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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1006 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW NEAR 20 KNOTS WILL EASE SOME TONIGHT BUT
THIS WILL BE SHORT LIVED. A TIGHTENING OF THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
AND ANOTHER SURGE OF COLD AIR WILL WORK INTO THE REGION EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING AND THIS WILL LEAD TO WINDS PICKING BACK UP ALONG
WITH SEAS RESPONDING TO THE WIND INCREASE. STRONG WINDS OFFSHORE
WINDS NEAR 20 TO 25 KNOTS ALONG WITH ROUGH SEAS WILL IMPACT ALL
OF THE MARINE ZONES THROUGH DAY AND OVERNIGHT TUESDAY.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-241115-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0042.171024T1200Z-171025T0900Z/
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-
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-
1006 PM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TUESDAY TO
4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET IN TIDAL LAKES AND SOUNDS...AND 5 TO 8
  FEET IN COASTAL WATERS WITH HIGHEST SEAS IN THE OUTER 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.

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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