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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
348 PM CST FRI JAN 19 2018

...INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS TODAY WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN
EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY...

.AN AREA OF LOWER PRESSURE WILL MOVE EASTWARD THROUGH THE UPPER
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOUTH TO
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BUILD SEAS. THIS SYSTEM SHOULD DEPART THE
AREA EARLY SATURDAY AND WINDS AND SEAS WILL THEN BE GRADUALLY
DIMINISHING.

GMZ370-375-200600-
/O.CON.KHGX.SC.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-180120T1200Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 PM CST FRI JAN 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

* WINDS...AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.


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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
620 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

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>082-201230-
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-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-
620 PM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Hazardous weather is not anticipated tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Foggy conditions will be possible this weekend ahead of a cold
front on Monday. This front will produce numerous showers with a
few thunderstorms Sunday night and Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1138 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-201745-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1138 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday...

Thunderstorms will return to the area Sunday afternoon into Monday
morning. There may be a possibility of both locally heavy
rainfall and strong gusty winds with at least a few storms that
develop, as a cold front shifts across the region. Otherwise, no
hazardous weather is expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters will not be needed through
tonight.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
428 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-201030-
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-
428 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of sea fog could begin to develop across the coastal waters
tonight into tomorrow morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

More widespread sea fog development will be possible Saturday and
Saturday night. The sea fog could be dense and reduce visibility
below one nautical mile. Any sea fog that does form will likely
persist through Sunday.

A cold front will move through the coastal waters late Sunday
evening through Monday morning. Areas of rain, gusty winds, and
perhaps a thunderstorm will accompany the cold front. Sea fog that
has developed will come to an end with the passage of the cold
front.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
423 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ213-214-235>238-201030-
Brazoria-Chambers-
Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-
Galveston-Galveston Bay-Harris-Jackson-Matagorda-Matagorda Bay-
Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-
423 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect offshore with increasing
winds and seas expected. Periods of showers and isolated
thunderstorms are expected near the coast and offshore today and
tonight in association with an upper level disturbance and coastal
trough. Patchy sea fog, dense at times, may develop later today
and tonight in between breaks of precipitation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Periods of dense sea fog will likely persist until the next
frontal passage late Sunday night or early Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

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