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Weather Alerts for Coastal Waters from Sabine Pass to High Island out to 20NM

Issued by the National Weather Service

Gale Warning  GALE WARNING   Gale Warning
COASTAL WATERS FROM SABINE PASS TO HIGH ISLAND OUT TO 20NM

Areas Affected:
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM - Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM - Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA out 20 NM - Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM - Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM - Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from 20 to 60 NM
Effective: Mon, 11/12 6:00pm Updated: Mon, 11/12 7:27pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 11/13 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THIS AFTERNOON. A GALE
WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
.A strong cold front will advance across the northwest Gulf of
Mexico this through evening, with strong northerly winds and
rapidly building seas to follow its passage.
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY...
* WINDS...North Winds 20 to 25 knots this afternoon increasing to
25 to 30 knots with frequent gusts to 40 knots this evening.
* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 3 to 5 feet near shore. 6 to 10 feet
offshore.

Information:
A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occurring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.
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.