847  
WHUS74 KLIX 250243  
MWWLIX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
943 PM CDT WED MAY 24 2017  
   
..STRONGER WINDS AND HIGH SEAS EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
.HIGH PRESSURE WITH COOLER AIR WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION IN THE  
WAKE OF THE FRONT THROUGH THURSDAY. STRONGER OFFSHORE WINDS AND  
HAZARDOUS SEAS TO SMALL CRAFT WILL CONTINUE EARLY TONIGHT BEFORE  
EASING AND SUBSIDING LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.  
 
GMZ530-534-250345-  
/O.EXP.KLIX.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170525T0300Z/  
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-LAKE BORGNE-  
943 PM CDT WED MAY 24 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
WIND SPEEDS WILL CONTINUE TO EASE TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SMALL CRAFT  
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION OVERNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ550-552-570-572-250600-  
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0030.000000T0000Z-170525T0600Z/  
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-  
943 PM CDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT  
THURSDAY...  
 
* WINDS...NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
 
* SEAS...4 TO 8 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
GMZ532-536-538-555-557-575-577-250600-  
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0029.000000T0000Z-170525T0600Z/  
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-  
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 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-  
943 PM CDT WED MAY 24 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT  
THURSDAY...  
 
* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET IN PROTECTED WATERS. 4 TO 8 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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