381  
WHUS74 KLIX 181451  
MWWLIX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
951 AM CDT MON JUN 18 2018  
   
..HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS IMPROVING
 
 
.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE IN THE SOUTHEAST  
UNITED STATES AND A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE NORTHWEST  
GULF OF MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO MAINTAIN STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS  
THROUGH MID MORNING. WINDS AND SEAS ARE ALREADY DIMINISHING AND  
WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO FROM EAST TO WEST AS THE AREA OF LOW  
PRESSURE DRIFTS WESTWARD.  
 
GMZ550-552-570-572-181800-  
/O.EXT.KLIX.SC.Y.0027.000000T0000Z-180618T1800Z/  
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 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-  
951 AM CDT MON JUN 18 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.  
 
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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