963  
WHUS74 KLIX 181018  
MWWLIX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
418 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
   
..DENSE FOG TODAY THEN WINDS RISE OVERNIGHT TO UNSAFE LEVELS
 
 
.DENSE FOG WILL REMAIN THORUGH MUCH OF THIS MORNING. A COLD FRONT  
WILL THEN CAUSE WINDS TO RISE TO ADVISORY CONDITIONS LATE TONIGHT  
AND TO POSSIBLE GALE CONDITIONS ONCE THE FRONT PASSES SATURDAY.  
 
GMZ530-534-538-550-552-555-181830-  
/O.CON.KLIX.MF.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-190118T1600Z/  
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0003.190119T0600Z-190119T1800Z/  
/O.NEW.KLIX.GL.A.0001.190119T1800Z-190120T1200Z/  
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-LAKE BORGNE-BRETON SOUND-  
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 BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE  
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-  
418 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON  
CST SATURDAY...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE  
SATURDAY NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON  
CST SATURDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH  
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* VISIBILITY...1 MILE OR LESS THIS MORNING.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT SHIFTING TO  
NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS SATURDAY.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET IN PROTECTED WATERS. 6 TO 8 FEET IN  
OPEN GULF WATERS BUILDING TO 4 FEET NEARSHORE 18 FEET OFFSHORE  
SATURDAY.  
 
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  
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.  
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER  
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.  
 
A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING  
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE  
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER  
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
GMZ532-536-557-570-572-575-577-181830-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0003.190119T0600Z-190119T1800Z/  
/O.NEW.KLIX.GL.A.0001.190119T1800Z-190120T1200Z/  
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-CHANDELEUR SOUND-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND 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-  
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-  
418 AM CST FRI JAN 18 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON  
CST SATURDAY...  
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE  
SATURDAY NIGHT...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL  
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON  
CST SATURDAY. A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH  
IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHERLY 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT SHIFTING TO  
NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 KNOTS SATURDAY.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 6 FEET IN PROTECTED WATERS. 6 TO 8 FEET IN  
OPEN GULF WATERS BUILDING TO 4 FEET NEARSHORE 18 FEET OFFSHORE  
SATURDAY.  
 
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 GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO  
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING  
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE  
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER  
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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