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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1025 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT...

.MODEST NORTH WINDS OVER THE WATERS EAST OF CAMERON WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BY THIS AFTERNOON. A REINFORCING COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO SWEEP THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS AFTER MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT, USHERING IN STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS THAT WILL
PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-232330-
/O.CON.KLCH.SC.Y.0036.171024T0800Z-171024T2300Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
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-
1025 AM CDT MON OCT 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 6 PM CDT
TUESDAY...

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

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET WITHIN 20 NM, 4 TO 7 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
534 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-241100-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu Lake-Vermilion Bay-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
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-
534 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft should exercise caution on the Gulf waters east of
Cameron this morning. north winds of 15 to 20 knots will decrease
by this afternoon.

After midnight tonight, a cold front is forecast to sweep through
the coastal waters, with north winds increasing to 15 to 25 knots
with higher gusts. A small craft advisory has been posted for the
Gulf waters starting at 3 AM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

Strong and gusty north winds and elevated seas will continue
through Wednesday morning. A small craft advisory is in effect for
Tuesday, and will likely be extended beyond this time.

Winds and seas will subside Wednesday afternoon and evening as
surface high pressure slides east across the area.

Another cold front is forecast to move through the area on Friday,
bringing gusty north winds and elevated seas Friday and Saturday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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