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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
331 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO CAUSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE
MORNING HOURS. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-051745-
/O.EXT.KLIX.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150306T1800Z/
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-
331 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS
  WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS AFTER COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE THIS
  MORNING.

* SEAS/WAVES...WAVES INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS TO 6 FEET IN CHANDELEUR AND BRETON SOUNDS. SEAS 4 TO 7
  FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN OPEN 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
331 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO CAUSE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE
MORNING HOURS. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH
THURSDAY NIGHT.

GMZ530-532-534-051745-
/O.CON.KLIX.MF.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-150306T1200Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-
331 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* VISIBILITY...VISIBILITIES ARE BELOW ONE MILE ACROSS PORTIONS
  OF THE TIDAL LAKES AND MISSISSIPPI SOUND EARLY THIS MORNING.
  VISIBILITIES WILL IMPROVE WITH THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT
  AROUND SUNRISE.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE
  TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS AFTER THE PASSAGE
  OF THE COLD FRONT THIS MORNING.

* SEAS/WAVES...WAVES INCREASING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS TO 6 FEET IN TIDAL LAKES AND SOUNDS.

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.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
427 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NEAR SHORE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING BEHIND A
COLD FRONT PASSAGE...

.A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF EARLY
THIS MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO REDUCE THE
VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE...WITH REDUCTIONS TO ONE QUARTER MILE
OR LESS POSSIBLE. A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATER
TODAY LEADING TO A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON...
CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

GMZ630>635-650-655-051900-
/O.CON.KMOB.MF.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150305T1600Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0020.150305T1600Z-150306T1600Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
427 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY.

* TIMING...DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
  STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...FREQUENTLY REDUCED TO 1 MILE OR LESS. REDUCTIONS
  TO ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS ALSO LIKELY AT TIMES. IN AREAS
  WHERE THE FOG HAS LIFTED THIS AFTERNOON...IT WILL QUICKLY
  REFORM THIS EVENING.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* SEAS: 3 TO 5 FEET...HIGHEST WELL OFFSHORE. BAYS AND COASTAL
  WATERWAYS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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 MOBILE AL
427 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NEAR SHORE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING BEHIND A
COLD FRONT PASSAGE...

.A VERY MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF EARLY
THIS MORNING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO REDUCE THE
VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN 1 MILE...WITH REDUCTIONS TO ONE QUARTER MILE
OR LESS POSSIBLE. A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATER
TODAY LEADING TO A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY BEGINNING THIS AFTERNOON...
CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

GMZ670-675-051900-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0020.150305T1600Z-150306T1600Z/
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
427 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 10 AM CST FRIDAY.

* WINDS: NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* 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 LAKE CHARLES LA
1034 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...STRONG COLD FRONT TO BLAST THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. STRONG NORTH WINDS...GUSTING
TO GALE FORCE OVER THE GULF WATERS...ARE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE
FRONTAL PASSAGE. VERY ROUGH BAY AND LAKE WATERS...AND GULF
SEAS...ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP...ALONG WITH LOW WATER CONDITIONS
AT THE TIME OF PREDICTED LOW TIDE ON THURSDAY.

GMZ430-432-435-051200-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MF.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-150305T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KLCH.SC.Y.0015.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
/O.CON.KLCH.LO.Y.0006.150305T1200Z-150306T0000Z/
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
1034 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY. A LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

* LOW WATER: LEVELS OF 0.0 TO -2.0 FEET MLLW SHOULD BE EXPECTED
  BETWEEN 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS.

A LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST
THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LOW WATER ADVISORY MEANS WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. MARINERS SHOULD USE EXTREME CAUTION
AND TRANSIT AT THE SLOWEST SAFE NAVIGABLE SPEED TO MINIMIZE
IMPACT.

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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