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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
329 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SEAS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

GMZ335-280530-
/O.EXB.KHGX.SC.Y.0019.150228T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
GALVESTON BAY-
329 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST TO EAST INCREASING TO NEAR 20 KNOTS.

* BAY WATERS...BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
329 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.STRONG NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS WILL GENERATE ELEVATED SEAS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

GMZ330-350-355-370-375-280530-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0019.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
SATURDAY...

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

* SEAS...GRADUALLY BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET NEARSHORE AND 7 TO 10
  FEET BEYOND 20 NM.

* BAY WATERS...ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
301 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...WINDS INCREASE AS A REINFORCING COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH...

.NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN AND EVENTUALLY TURN MORE
EASTWARD THROUGH SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES WELL NORTH OF THE
REGION...KEEPING A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT IN PLACE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ470-472-475-280500-
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-150301T0900Z/
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-
301 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS

* SEAS: 5 TO 7 FEET.

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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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
250 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THE NIGHT...

.A REINFORCEMENT OF HIGH PRESSURE WITH COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE
INTO THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD. THIS WILL RESULT IN NORTHERLY WINDS
REMAINING ELEVATED AT 20 TO 25 KNOTS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ570-572-575-577-280500-
/O.EXT.KLIX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-150228T1500Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
250 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS/WAVES...4 TO 7 FEET ACROSS COASTAL WATERS WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS AS HIGH AS 9 FEET OVER THE OUTER COASTAL 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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1142 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

ARZ060-061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-TXZ108>112-124>126-
136>138-149>153-165>167-281200-
HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-
WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-
JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-
LA SALLE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-
GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1142 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...EAST TEXAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

LIGHT SNOW IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST TEXAS AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. NO SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN EARLY
SATURDAY ACROSS NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTWEST ARKANSAS BEFORE
TEMPERATURES CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
457 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-272300-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
457 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

WAVE CONDITIONS AND WINDS ARE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ACROSS MUCH OF
THE MARINE AREA DUE TO NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AND CHOPPY TO ROUGH WATERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS. WIND ARE EXPECTED TO ELEVATE ONCE
AGAIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...SO ANOTHER SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
MAY BE NEEDED AGAIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT ACROSS
MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS...SOUNDS...AND POSSIBLY TIDAL LAKES
AGAIN DURING MUCH OF THE PERIOD SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
435 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ214-235>238-281300-
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
435 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT OFFSHORE FOR MODERATE NORTHEAST
WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS. INCREASING EAST WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND
SURF...HIGHER TIDE LEVELS AND INCREASED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

INCREASING EAST WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND SURF...HIGHER TIDE LEVELS
AND INCREASED THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY. AT THE BEACH...WAVES MAY RUN UP TO THE DUNES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AROUND TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
358 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
281000-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
358 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
AFTER TODAY A GRADUAL WARMUP WILL DEVELOP AND CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
RAINS TO RETURN LATE SATURDAY AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NEXT
FRONTAL PASSAGE ON WEDNESDAY FINALLY ENDING ON THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
358 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-281000-
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-
358 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY AND SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR
THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
WINDS TO REMAIN INTO SATURDAY BEFORE RELAXING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

$$

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