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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
406 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...STRONG EAST WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...

.THE INTERACTION BETWEEN A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
SOUTHEAST AND A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE CENTRAL GULF OF
MEXICO WILL KEEP STRONG EASTERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN PLACE
OVER THE GULF COASTAL WATERS TODAY. EXPECT VERY ROUGH BOATING
CONDITIONS IN THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

GMZ550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-201715-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0037.000000T0000Z-140921T0000Z/
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-
406 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...WINDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* SEAS....4 TO 6 FEET INNER WATERS AND 5 TO 7 FEET OUTER 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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