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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS A SURGE OF COLD AIR
SPILLS SOUTH INTO THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
ON SATURDAY...WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY AND PREVAILING
THROUGH TUESDAY.

GMZ450-452-455-312100-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0036.141031T2100Z-141101T1500Z/
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-
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM CDT SATURDAY.

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

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS A SURGE OF COLD AIR
SPILLS SOUTH INTO THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
ON SATURDAY...WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY AND PREVAILING
THROUGH TUESDAY.

GMZ470-472-475-312100-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0036.141031T2100Z-141101T2100Z/
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-
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
4 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE.

* WAVES/SEAS... SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS A SURGE OF COLD AIR
SPILLS SOUTH INTO THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
ON SATURDAY...WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS RETURNING SUNDAY AND PREVAILING
THROUGH TUESDAY.

GMZ430-432-435-312100-
/O.NEW.KLCH.SC.Y.0036.141031T2100Z-141101T1200Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
300 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 AM CDT SATURDAY.

* WINDS...|NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...LAKE & BAY WATERS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON
ALLOWING OFFSHORE WINDS TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.

GMZ350-355-370-375-312315-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0063.141031T2000Z-141101T1500Z/
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-
1001 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM CDT SATURDAY...

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

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

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
1001 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE COAST THIS AFTERNOON
ALLOWING OFFSHORE WINDS TO DEVELOP IN ITS WAKE.

GMZ330-335-312315-
/O.EXT.KHGX.SC.Y.0063.141031T2000Z-141101T0600Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
1001 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 AM CDT SATURDAY...

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

* SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET.

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 NEW ORLEANS LA
1000 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER ALL OF THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON...

.A REINFORCING SHOT OF COLD AIR IS ON THE WAY AND WILL PUSH INTO
THE GULF LATE THIS AFTERNOON. AS THIS OCCURS IT WILL LEAD TO MUCH
STRONGER WINDS DEVELOPING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS AND TIDAL
LAKES. WINDS WILL BE ON THE HIGH END OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CRITERIA AND A FEW GUSTS COULD APPROACH GALE FORCE OVERNIGHT.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-312300-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0043.141031T2100Z-141102T0000Z/
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-
1000 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS APPROACHING
  40 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 5 FEET WAVES IN THE TIDAL LAKES AND SOUNDS.
  SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET APPROACHING 10 FEET IN THE OPEN GULF 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.

&&

$$

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