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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
416 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.ALTHOUGH THERE COULD BE INTERMITTENT IMPROVEMENTS IN VISIBILITIES
AT TIMES...THE THREAT OF SEA FOG WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING
HOURS. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST
BETWEEN 9 PM AND 1 AM TONIGHT. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE GALE FORCE EXPECTED.

GMZ330-335-041830-
/O.CON.KHGX.MF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.A.0003.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
416 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  GALE FORCE LATE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* BAY WATERS...BECOMING VERY ROUGH OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
  THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
416 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.ALTHOUGH THERE COULD BE INTERMITTENT IMPROVEMENTS IN VISIBILITIES
AT TIMES...THE THREAT OF SEA FOG WILL PERSIST INTO THE EVENING
HOURS. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE COAST
BETWEEN 9 PM AND 1 AM TONIGHT. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE GALE FORCE EXPECTED.

GMZ350-355-041830-
/O.CON.KHGX.MF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
416 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* VISIBILITY...1 NM OR LESS.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS SHORTLY
  AFTER MIDNIGHT AND CONTINUING THURSDAY.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
401 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.AREAS OF DENSE FOG HAVE FORMED AND WILL PERSIST INTO THE MID
MORNING HOURS. AREAS OF VISIBILITIES OF 1/4 MILE OR LESS ARE
EXPECTED. THE FOG WILL DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING.

TXZ171>173-184>194-203>209-218>225-228-041600-
/O.NEW.KEWX.FG.Y.0010.150304T1001Z-150304T1600Z/
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-
KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-UVALDE-MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-
GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-ZAVALA-FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-
GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
ROCKSPRINGS...LEAKEY...KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...
BOERNE...BLANCO...SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN...BASTROP...GIDDINGS...
UVALDE...HONDO...SAN ANTONIO...NEW BRAUNFELS...SEGUIN...
LOCKHART...LA GRANGE...CRYSTAL CITY...PEARSALL...PLEASANTON...
FLORESVILLE...KARNES CITY...GONZALES...CUERO...HALLETTSVILLE...
CARRIZO SPRINGS
401 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
DENSE FOG ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF VISIBILITIES 1/4 MILE OR LESS

* IMPACTS...DRIVING WILL BE HAZARDOUS IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
351 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG CONTINUES ACROSS THE BAYS AND NEARSHORE WATERS
THIS MORNING...

...GALES WARNING IN EFFECT TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REMAIN ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA BAYS AND
NEARSHORE WATERS THIS MORNING.

A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT LATE TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT WITH A VERY STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE. SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR GALE FORCE
ARE EXPECTED WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THE DAY THURSDAY.

GMZ230-235-250-255-041800-
/O.EXT.KCRP.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150304T1700Z/
/O.UPG.KCRP.GL.A.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KCRP.GL.W.0003.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-
351 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A GALE
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY. THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST
THIS MORNING. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* VISIBILITY: ONE NAUTICAL MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* WINDS: 25-30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET IN OPEN WATER...BAYS ROUGH TO
  VERY ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR
OCCURRING. 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 DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
1220 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...


TXZ091>095-102>107-117>121-131>134-143>146-156>161-174-175-041200-
/O.CON.KFWD.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-HUNT-DELTA-
HOPKINS-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-
MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...
DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...THE COLONY...PLANO...
GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...SULPHUR SPRINGS...WEATHERFORD...
BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...
KAUFMAN...FORNEY...GRANBURY...OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...
CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...
GLENN HEIGHTS...HAMILTON...HICO...CLIFTON...MERIDIAN...
VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO...CORSICANA...LAMPASAS...COPPERAS COVE...
GATESVILLE...KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...
MEXIA...GROESBECK...CAMERON...ROCKDALE...HEARNE...FRANKLIN...
CALVERT
1220 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...1/4 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW-BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
1220 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...


TXZ100-101-115-116-122-123-129-130-135-141-142-147-148-162-041200-
/O.EXA.KFWD.FG.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150304T1200Z/
YOUNG-JACK-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-
HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LEON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WILLS POINT...CANTON...
GRAND SALINE...VAN...EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...EAST TAWAKONI...
CISCO...EASTLAND...RANGER...GORMAN...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...
ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...COMANCHE...DE LEON...GOLDTHWAITE...
TEAGUE...FAIRFIELD...PALESTINE...BUFFALO...CENTERVILLE...JEWETT...
OAKWOOD
1220 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...1/4 MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY WILL MAKE DRIVING HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW-BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN THIS EVENING...

.DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING...INITIALLY NEAR THE COAST
AND THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS...THEN GRADUALLY SPREADING INLAND
TOWARD THE I-10 CORRIDOR BY LATE EVENING. VISIBILITY LESS THAN A
QUARTER OF A MILE CAN BE EXPECTED...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR
TRAVEL ISSUES. THE FOG WILL BEGIN TO LIFT BY LATE WEDNESDAY
MORNING...AS TEMPERATURES INCREASE...HELPING TO LIFT THE FOG INTO
A LOW CLOUD DECK.

LAZ052>055-073-074-TXZ215-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.FG.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ABBEVILLE...KAPLAN...NEW IBERIA...
MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...
STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...CAMERON...
GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN VISIBILITY CHANGE QUICKLY OVER A
  SHORT DISTANCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN... USE YOUR
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN THIS EVENING...

.DENSE FOG WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING...INITIALLY NEAR THE COAST
AND THE COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS...THEN GRADUALLY SPREADING INLAND
TOWARD THE I-10 CORRIDOR BY LATE EVENING. VISIBILITY LESS THAN A
QUARTER OF A MILE CAN BE EXPECTED...CREATING THE POTENTIAL FOR
TRAVEL ISSUES. THE FOG WILL BEGIN TO LIFT BY LATE WEDNESDAY
MORNING...AS TEMPERATURES INCREASE...HELPING TO LIFT THE FOG INTO
A LOW CLOUD DECK.

LAZ041>045-TXZ216-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.FG.Y.0010.150304T0300Z-150304T1600Z/
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...
LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ORANGE...VIDOR...
BRIDGE CITY
821 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* VISIBILITY...ONE QUARTER OF A MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITY MAKING FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WHEN VISIBILITY CHANGE QUICKLY OVER A
  SHORT DISTANCE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED
TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN... USE YOUR
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...PERIODS OF DENSE SEA FOG EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...

.DENSE SEA FOG IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND
SPREAD INLAND ACROSS THE COASTAL PARISHES AND COUNTIES...INCLUDING
THE LAKES AND BAYS. VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO ONE MILE...WITH AREAS
OF VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES. VISIBILITY
ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE DURING THE AFTERNOON...BUT WILL LIKELY
LOWER AGAIN LATE WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ONCE THE FRONT PASSES...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND
VERY ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP...WITH GALE CONDITION POSSIBLE. ALSO
THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL LOWER TIDES TO LEVELS OF -1.0 TO -2.0 FEET
MLLW THURSDAY.

GMZ430-432-435-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.MF.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLCH.LO.Y.0006.150305T1200Z-150306T0000Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A LOW
WATER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE...AND LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A NAUTICAL MILE AT TIMES.

* LOW WATER: LEVELS OF -1.0 TO -2.0 FEET MLLW EXPECTED BETWEEN 6 AM
  TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...PERIODS OF DENSE SEA FOG EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...

.DENSE SEA FOG IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND
SPREAD INLAND ACROSS THE COASTAL PARISHES AND COUNTIES...INCLUDING
THE LAKES AND BAYS. VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO ONE MILE...WITH AREAS
OF VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES. VISIBILITY
ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE DURING THE AFTERNOON...BUT WILL LIKELY
LOWER AGAIN LATE WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ONCE THE FRONT PASSES...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND
VERY ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP...WITH GALE CONDITION POSSIBLE. ALSO
THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL LOWER TIDES TO LEVELS OF -1.0 TO -2.0 FEET
MLLW THURSDAY.

GMZ450-452-455-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.MF.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-150304T1800Z/
/O.CON.KLCH.GL.A.0003.150305T0900Z-150306T0000Z/
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-
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY.
A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE...AND LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A NAUTICAL MILE AT TIMES.

* WINDS AND SEAS: SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...PERIODS OF DENSE SEA FOG EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY...

.DENSE SEA FOG IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS AND
SPREAD INLAND ACROSS THE COASTAL PARISHES AND COUNTIES...INCLUDING
THE LAKES AND BAYS. VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO ONE MILE...WITH AREAS
OF VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES. VISIBILITY
ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE DURING THE AFTERNOON...BUT WILL LIKELY
LOWER AGAIN LATE WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ONCE THE FRONT PASSES...STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND
VERY ROUGH SEAS WILL DEVELOP...WITH GALE CONDITION POSSIBLE. ALSO
THE STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL LOWER TIDES TO LEVELS OF -1.0 TO -2.0 FEET
MLLW THURSDAY.

GMZ470-472-475-041400-
/O.CON.KLCH.MF.Y.0010.150304T0300Z-150304T1800Z/
/O.CON.KLCH.GL.A.0003.150305T0900Z-150306T0000Z/
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-
820 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY.
A GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* VISIBILITY: LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE...AND LESS THAN ONE
  QUARTER OF A NAUTICAL MILE AT TIMES.

* WINDS AND SEAS: SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS LATE
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITY WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

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