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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
353 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...WINDS WILL BRIEFLY RISE TODAY OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...

.STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVING SLOWLY THROUGH THE NORTH
CENTRAL GULF WILL CAUSE WIND SPEEDS TO BE ELEVATED THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

GMZ532-536-538-552-555-557-572-301700-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0022.170330T1800Z-170331T0000Z/
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-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-
353 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...UP TO 25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...PROTECTED WATERS 4 TO 5 FEET. OPEN GULF WATERS 5 TO
  7 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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