weather.gov     
National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Gale Warning


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ450-051730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ452-051730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ455-051730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ470-051730-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ472-051730-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ475-051730-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS WELL AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

13

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.

GMZ450-452-455-470-472-475-051200-
/O.CAN.KLCH.MF.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-150305T0900Z/
/O.EXT.KLCH.GL.W.0002.150305T0600Z-150306T0000Z/
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-
1034 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY. THE GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM
CST THURSDAY.

* WINDS AND SEAS: SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WARNING MEANS SUSTAINED WINDS OR FREQUENT GUSTS 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH NOON
THURSDAY...

.DENSE FOG REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1 NM WILL LIFT WITH
THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
OFF THE COAST BETWEEN 11 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND THROUGH THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BY 3 AM CST. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP IN THE BAYS...WHILE OVER THE GULF
WATERS STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
KNOTS OFFSHORE WILL DEVELOP. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BUT MAY LINGER OVER GALE FORCE BETWEEN 20 AND
60 NM INTO EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL HELP REDUCE WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS...INLETS...AND SHIP
CHANNEL DOWN AS LOW AS 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING.

GMZ330-335-051200-
/O.CON.KHGX.MF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150305T0700Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0002.150305T0400Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.LO.Y.0001.150305T0600Z-150305T2000Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THURSDAY...

* BAY WATERS...ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WATER LEVELS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL
  AFTER MIDNIGHT...AND POSSIBLY TO AS LOW AS 2.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL
  ON THURSDAY.

* CURRENTS...STRONG TO VERY STRONG EBB CURRENTS ARE LIKELY
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SHOALING WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE SHALLOW LOCATIONS.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER 1 NM LATE THIS EVENING LIFTING TO ABOVE 6 NM.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY AROUND MIDNIGHT WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH NOON
THURSDAY...

.DENSE FOG REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1 NM WILL LIFT WITH
THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
OFF THE COAST BETWEEN 11 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND THROUGH THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BY 3 AM CST. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP IN THE BAYS...WHILE OVER THE GULF
WATERS STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
KNOTS OFFSHORE WILL DEVELOP. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BUT MAY LINGER OVER GALE FORCE BETWEEN 20 AND
60 NM INTO EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL HELP REDUCE WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS...INLETS...AND SHIP
CHANNEL DOWN AS LOW AS 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING.

GMZ350-355-051200-
/O.CON.KHGX.MF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150305T0700Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0002.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THURSDAY...

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER 1 NM LATE THIS EVENING LIFTING TO OVER 6 NM
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS. WINDS GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TO
  20 TO 30 KNOTS THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH NOON
THURSDAY...

.DENSE FOG REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1 NM WILL LIFT WITH
THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
OFF THE COAST BETWEEN 11 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND THROUGH THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BY 3 AM CST. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP IN THE BAYS...WHILE OVER THE GULF
WATERS STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
KNOTS OFFSHORE WILL DEVELOP. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BUT MAY LINGER OVER GALE FORCE BETWEEN 20 AND
60 NM INTO EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL HELP REDUCE WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS...INLETS...AND SHIP
CHANNEL DOWN AS LOW AS 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING.

GMZ370-375-051200-
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0002.150305T0600Z-150305T2100Z/
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THURSDAY...

* SEAS..4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING 8 TO 12 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT AND FROM
  10 TO 15 FEET LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* VISIBILITY...1 AND 3 NM LIFTING TO BEYOND 6 NM OVERNIGHT.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 35 KNOTS OVERNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH
  THURSDAY MORNING WITH FREQUENT GUSTS OF 40 TO 45 KNOTS. WINDS
  GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS BY THURSDAY NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ330-335-051630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS UNDER 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING...AND THEN NORTH 20 TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ350-355-051630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ370-375-051630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
17 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


Flood Warning


FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
917 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

The Amite River At Denham Springs AFFECTING East Baton Rouge and
Livingston Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS. TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

&&

LAC033-063-051300-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150305T1300Z/
/DENL1.1.ER.150304T1155Z.150304T2230Z.150305T0700Z.NO/
917 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Amite River At Denham Springs.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 8:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 29.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to fall
  below flood stage by late tonight.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Flooding will begin in the westernmost parts
  of Denham Springs.

&&

LAT...LON 3050 9095 3049 9102 3044 9100 3045 9093




$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
727 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Calcasieu River Near Glenmora

LAC079-051527-
/O.EXT.KLCH.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-150309T1800Z/
/GLML1.1.ER.150303T1045Z.150306T1800Z.150309T1200Z.NO/
727 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Calcasieu River Near Glenmora.
* until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.0 feet by
  Friday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At stages near 12.0 feet...When the river is rising and
  the gauge reading is forecast to reach 12 feet or higher. Roads
  upstream from Glenmora, including Strothers Crossing Road near the
  community of Calcasieu and Price Crossing Road near Hineston have
  water on them and are subject to being closed. Also, flooding of
  forested areas near the river will occur.

&&

LAT...LON 3113 9279 3090 9269 3090 9262 3105 9265 3115 9275

$$


Winter Weather Advisory


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1005 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED ACROSS CENTRAL LOUISIANA THURSDAY
MORNING...

.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT IS IN THE PROCESS OF MOVING THROUGH THE
REGION LATE THIS EVENING. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
FREEZING BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...AS AREAS OF RAIN CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP AND SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA. ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE ARE
POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. SLEET MAY ALSO MIX WITH THE RAIN AT TIMES...BUT AT
THIS TIME THE PREDOMINANT WINTER PRECIPITATION TYPE IS EXPECTED
TO BE FREEZING RAIN.

LAZ027>029-051200-
/O.NEW.KLCH.WW.Y.0001.150305T0900Z-150305T1800Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA
1005 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO
NOON CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SURFACE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
  FREEZING BETWEEN 3 AM AND 6 AM IN THE ADVISORY AREA. ANY RAIN
  THAT OCCURS AFTER THIS TIME IS SUBJECT TO FREEZING ON CONTACT
  WITH ELEVATED SURFACES.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN
  INCH ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES SUCH AS
  BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. THIS IS LIKELY TO RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN THE ADVISORY AREA THURSDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

13

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
942 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LAZ024-026-MSZ038-039-043>046-048>050-053-054-059>061-051145-
/O.CON.KJAN.WW.Y.0009.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
CATAHOULA-CONCORDIA-WINSTON-NOXUBEE-MADISON MS-LEAKE-NESHOBA-
KEMPER-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-
FRANKLIN MS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESVILLE...HARRISONBURG...VIDALIA...
FERRIDAY...WEST FERRIDAY...LOUISVILLE...MACON...BROOKSVILLE...
RIDGELAND...MADISON...CANTON...CARTHAGE...PHILADELPHIA...
PEARL RIVER...DE KALB...SCOOBA...JACKSON...PEARL...BRANDON...
RICHLAND...FOREST...MORTON...PORT GIBSON...CRYSTAL SPRINGS...
HAZLEHURST...WESSON...FAYETTE...NATCHEZ...BUDE...ROXIE...
MEADVILLE
942 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM
CST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST
THURSDAY.

* TIMING: THE WORST CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO MATERIALIZE
  AROUND DAYBREAK AND CONTINUE UNTIL EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATION: A TENTH TO ONE QUARTER INCH OF ICE...MAINLY ON
  ELEVATED SURFACES. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SLEET ACCUMULATION IS
  POSSIBLE AS WELL.

* IMPACTS: HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP MAINLY ON
  BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MUCH OF THE AREA WILL HAVE
  TEMPERATURES NEAR OR JUST BELOW FREEZING WHEN THE
  PRECIPITATION FALLS...BUT AREAS THAT SEE TEMPERATURES FALL
  BELOW 30 WILL HAVE WORSE TRAVEL ISSUES. A FEW POWER OUTAGES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: WINDY CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH THE FALLING
  TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL READINGS IN THE UPPER
  TEENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET AND
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

22

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
939 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING A THREAT OF FREEZING RAIN
THURSDAY...

.A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING A THREAT OF FREEZING RAIN TO
PARTS OF SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS
BEEN ISSUED FOR WILKINSON AND AMITE COUNTIES. THOUGH
ACCUMULATIONS ARE CURRENTLY EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...SOME
ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH CANNOT BE RULED
OUT...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHWESTERN WILKINSON COUNTY. ANY ICE
ACCUMULATIONS COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...
ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES.

MSZ068-069-051145-
/O.CON.KLIX.WW.Y.0002.150305T0900Z-150305T2100Z/
WILKINSON-AMITE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTREVILLE...WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...
LIBERTY...CROSBY
939 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM
CST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON

* DURATION...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN MAY LAST FOR 6 TO 9 HOURS IN
  SOME LOCATIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT...ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 0.05 INCHES ARE CURRENTLY
  FORECAST WHICH COULD RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND ELEVATED ROADWAYS. ACCUMULATIONS OF
  UP TO 0.10 INCHES CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
345 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH NOON THURSDAY...

LAZ010>012-017-018-TXZ136-137-149>153-165>167-051130-
/O.CON.KSHV.WW.Y.0008.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-SMITH-GREGG-
CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-
SABINE TX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MANSFIELD...COUSHATTA...BIENVILLE...
MANY...NATCHITOCHES...TYLER...LONGVIEW...RUSK...HENDERSON...
CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...
HEMPHILL
345 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS
EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN LATE THIS
  EVENING AND OVERNIGHT AND THEN PERHAPS OVER TO SLEET BY DAYBREAK
  THROUGH NOON AS THE COLD AIR DEEPENS OVER THE AREA ALONG AND
  SOUTH OF I-20.

* TIMING...WINTRY PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS
  EXPECTED PERHAPS BY LATE THIS EVENING AND ESPECIALLY OVERNIGHT
  AND EARLY ON THURSDAY WITH A TRANSITION TO MIXED SLEET AND SNOW
  BY DAYBREAK.

* IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A
  QUARTER OF AN INCH MAY MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS...
  MAINLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE I-20
  CORRIDOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
SLEET MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$

24

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
345 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH NOON THURSDAY...

LAZ013-019>022-051130-
/O.EXT.KSHV.WW.Y.0008.150305T0300Z-150305T2100Z/
JACKSON-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESBORO...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...
COLUMBIA...JENA
345 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 3 PM CST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN OVERNIGHT
  AND EARLY ON THURSDAY AND THEN PERHAPS OVER TO MIXED SLEET
  BEFORE NOON AS THE COLD AIR DEEPENS OVER THE AREA ALONG AND
  SOUTH OF I-20.

* TIMING...WINTRY PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS
  EXPECTED OVERNIGHT FOLLOWED BY A TRANSITION TO SLEET BY NOON.

* IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A
  QUARTER OF AN INCH MAY MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS...
  MAINLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE I-20
  CORRIDOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
SLEET MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$


Small Craft Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ430-051730-
SABINE LAKE-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ432-051730-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ435-051730-
VERMILION BAY-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH DECREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

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.

&&

$$

13

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
925 PM CST WED MAR 4 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 ON THURSDAY. STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-051130-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0021.150305T0900Z-150306T1200Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-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-
925 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM THURSDAY TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* SEAS/WAVES...3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN TIDAL
  LAKES AND SOUNDS. 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN
  OUTER 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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ530-051400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ550-552-051400-
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-
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ570-572-051400-
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-
930 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST THURSDAY THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$


Dense Fog Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ330-335-051630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS UNDER 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING...AND THEN NORTH 20 TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ350-355-051630-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF
FOG LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


Lake Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
454 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH TONIGHT...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-051200-
/O.CON.KSHV.LW.Y.0009.000000T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...
PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...EL DORADO...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...RUSTON...
FARMERVILLE...MANSFIELD...COUSHATTA...BIENVILLE...JONESBORO...
MONROE...MANY...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...COLUMBIA...
JENA...IDABEL...CLARKSVILLE...MT VERNON...MT PLEASANT...
PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...QUITMAN...GILMER...
JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...RUSK...HENDERSON...
CARTHAGE...NACOGDOCHES...CENTER...LUFKIN...SAN AUGUSTINE...
HEMPHILL
454 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING BEHIND A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
  BRING NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS LATE THIS
  AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* TIMING...WINDS ARE INCREASING IN THE WAKE OF THE SURFACE FRONT
  AND WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT. SURFACE WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH
  AROUND SUNRISE THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS DEEP EAST TEXAS AND WEST
  CENTRAL LOUISIANA.

* IMPACT...BOATERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO ROUGH CHOP ON
  AREA LAKES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$

24


Wind Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1011 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT HAS BEGUN TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION...AND
WILL CONTINUE TO PROGRESS TO THE SOUTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
TO BEGIN WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
DAY THURSDAY.

LAZ027>033-TXZ180-201-259>262-051200-
/O.EXB.KLCH.WI.Y.0005.150305T0411Z-150306T0000Z/
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
TYLER-HARDIN-NORTHERN JASPER-NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-
SOUTHERN NEWTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEESVILLE...NEW LLANO...ALEXANDRIA...
PINEVILLE...MARKSVILLE...BUNKIE...COTTONPORT...SIMMESPORT...
MANSURA...DE RIDDER...OAKDALE...KINDER...VILLE PLATTE...MAMOU...
OPELOUSAS...EUNICE...WOODVILLE...COLMESNEIL...LUMBERTON...
SILSBEE...JASPER...KIRBYVILLE...NEWTON...BUNA...DEWEYVILLE
1011 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
  THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADWAYS AND
  BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS OVER LOCAL WATERWAYS
COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND. SMALL BOATS WILL BE
ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1011 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT HAS BEGUN TO MOVE THROUGH THE REGION...AND
WILL CONTINUE TO PROGRESS TO THE SOUTHEAST DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED
TO BEGIN WITH THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
DAY THURSDAY.

LAZ041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ215-216-051200-
/O.CAN.KLCH.FG.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-150305T0600Z/
/O.EXT.KLCH.WI.Y.0005.150305T0411Z-150306T0000Z/
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LAKE CHARLES...SULPHUR...JENNINGS...
WELSH...LAKE ARTHUR...CROWLEY...RAYNE...CHURCH POINT...
LAFAYETTE...BREAUX BRIDGE...ST. MARTINVILLE...ABBEVILLE...
KAPLAN...NEW IBERIA...MORGAN CITY...FRANKLIN...PATTERSON...
BERWICK...BAYOU VISTA...STEPHENSVILLE...HACKBERRY...HOLLY BEACH...
CAMERON...GRAND CHENIER...BEAUMONT...PORT ARTHUR...ORANGE...
VIDOR...BRIDGE CITY
1011 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THURSDAY...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS CANCELLED THE
DENSE FOG ADVISORY.

* TIMING...STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE WITH THE
  PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT TONIGHT...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY
  THURSDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HIGH WINDS MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT FOR HIGH
  PROFILE VEHICLES ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST ROADWAYS AND
  BRIDGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 20 TO 34 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION. WINDS OVER LOCAL
WATERWAYS COULD BE 5 MPH HIGHER THAN OVER LAND. SMALL BOATS WILL
BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TO NOON THURSDAY...

.STRONG NORTH WINDS IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL
PERSIST THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

TXZ213-214-226-227-235>238-051800-
/O.EXT.KHGX.WI.Y.0006.150305T0338Z-150305T1800Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...MISSOURI CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...
RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...TOMBALL...
WHARTON...WINNIE
938 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY...

* EVENT...STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND
  45 MPH. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY RELAX LATE THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE
  FRONT. STRONG WINDS WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACT...HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED
  ROADS AND ESPECIALLY ON ANY ELEVATED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRIVERS OF VANS...CAMPERS...TRAILERS...AND OTHER HIGH-PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE DANGER OF THESE WINDS...
ESPECIALLY WHEN DRIVING ALONG EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADS

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
935 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL RESULT IN STRONG WINDS THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. AS COLD HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO
BUILD INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS WILL INCREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS AREAS THAT ARE SOUTH OF THE
TIDAL LAKES. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
GUSTS ARE EXPECTED. THESE WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT AND
COULD ALSO DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED LIGHT
OBJECTS SUCH AS GARBAGE CANS.

LAZ059>070-051145-
/O.CON.KLIX.WI.Y.0005.150305T1800Z-150306T0600Z/
UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...
DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...
BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...HOUMA...BAYOU CANE...
CHAUVIN...DULAC...MONTEGUT...GALLIANO...CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...
PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY
935 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON THURSDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST THURSDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS

* DURATION...AROUND 12 HOURS OF STRONG GUSTY WINDS CAN BE
  EXPECTED

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT... ESPECIALLY
  ON EAST TO WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES. ADDITIONALLY...SMALL
  TREE LIMBS COULD BE BLOWN DOWN AND UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT ITEMS
  SUCH AS TRASH CANS AND LIGHT OUTDOOR FURNITURE COULD BE BLOWN
  AROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 26 TO 39 MPH ARE EXPECTED.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$


Low Water Advisory


COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ430-051730-
SABINE LAKE-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ432-051730-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ435-051730-
VERMILION BAY-
1041 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH DECREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

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.

&&

$$

13

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT AFTER MIDNIGHT THROUGH NOON
THURSDAY...

.DENSE FOG REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO UNDER 1 NM WILL LIFT WITH
THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
OFF THE COAST BETWEEN 11 PM AND MIDNIGHT AND THROUGH THE OFFSHORE
WATERS BY 3 AM CST. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL DEVELOP IN THE BAYS...WHILE OVER THE GULF
WATERS STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
KNOTS OFFSHORE WILL DEVELOP. THE WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BUT MAY LINGER OVER GALE FORCE BETWEEN 20 AND
60 NM INTO EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL HELP REDUCE WATER LEVELS IN THE BAYS...INLETS...AND SHIP
CHANNEL DOWN AS LOW AS 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY MORNING.

GMZ330-335-051200-
/O.CON.KHGX.MF.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-150305T0700Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.GL.W.0002.150305T0400Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.CON.KHGX.LO.Y.0001.150305T0600Z-150305T2000Z/
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
955 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST THURSDAY...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THURSDAY...

* BAY WATERS...ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* WATER LEVELS...FALLING TO BETWEEN 1 AND 2 FEET BELOW NORMAL
  AFTER MIDNIGHT...AND POSSIBLY TO AS LOW AS 2.5 FEET BELOW NORMAL
  ON THURSDAY.

* CURRENTS...STRONG TO VERY STRONG EBB CURRENTS ARE LIKELY
  OVERNIGHT TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SHOALING WILL BE
  POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE SHALLOW LOCATIONS.

* VISIBILITY...UNDER 1 NM LATE THIS EVENING LIFTING TO ABOVE 6 NM.

* WINDS...BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 30 KNOTS BY AROUND MIDNIGHT WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

MARINERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR SUDDEN CHANGES IN VISIBILITY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES. REDUCE YOUR SPEED AND KEEP A LOOKOUT FOR OTHER
VESSELS...BUOYS AND BREAKWATERS. KEEP YOUR NAVIGATION LIGHTS ON.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER CRAFT
OR NOT EQUIPPED WITH RADAR...SHOULD CONSIDER SEEKING SAFE HARBOR.

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.

&&

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR TEXAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

UPPER TEXAS COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP
CHANNEL OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA BAYS

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ330-335-051630-
MATAGORDA BAY-GALVESTON BAY-
941 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CST THURSDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THURSDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS UNDER 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE THIS EVENING...AND THEN NORTH 20 TO 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH
BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SLIGHTLY CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SLIGHTLY
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
933 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LAZ034>037-039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-050900-
POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-
ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-
LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-
UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-
UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LIVONIA...
ST. FRANCISVILLE...JACKSON...CLINTON...GREENSBURG...MONTPELIER...
BOGALUSA...FRANKLINTON...SLIDELL...MANDEVILLE...COVINGTON...
LACOMBE...PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...
BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...
DENHAM SPRINGS...WALKER...PIERRE PART...LABADIEVILLE...
PAINCOURTVILLE...LUTCHER...GRAMERCY...LAPLACE...RESERVE...
THIBODAUX...RACELAND...LAROSE...DESTREHAN...NORCO...METAIRIE...
KENNER...NEW ORLEANS...BELLE CHASSE...CHALMETTE...VIOLET...
HOUMA...BAYOU CANE...CHAUVIN...DULAC...MONTEGUT...GALLIANO...
CUT OFF...GOLDEN MEADOW...PORT SULPHUR...EMPIRE...YSCLOSKEY...
AMITE...KENTWOOD...HAMMOND...PONCHATOULA...CENTREVILLE...
WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...LIBERTY...CROSBY...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN...
PICAYUNE...BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...GULFPORT...
BILOXI...PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...
ST. MARTIN
933 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...SIGNIFICANTLY COLDER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ON THURSDAY...

A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY MORNING WITH A SHARP TEMPERATURE DROP OCCURRING AS
THE FRONT MOVES THROUGH. HIGHS ON THURSDAY WILL OCCUR NEAR OR
SHORTLY AFTER SUNRISE WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH MOST OF THE
DAY. WHEREAS TEMPERATURES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WERE IN THE LOWER
80S...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES THURSDAY WILL BE IN THE MID 30S TO MID
40S. THIS IS A DIFFERENCE OF OVER 40 DEGREES IN SOME PLACES.

THESE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG WINDS.
WIND CHILL VALUES THURSDAY AFTERNOON WILL QUICKLY DROP INTO THE
LOW TO MID 20S ACROSS SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT
LOUISIANA PARISHES. WIND CHILLS NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW FREEZING
CAN BE EXPECTED FROM THE BATON ROUGE AREA EASTWARD ACROSS THE
MISSISSIPPI COAST. AND FOR THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE
PONTCHARTRAIN...WIND CHILLS WILL DROP INTO THE MID TO UPPER 30S
DURING THE AFTERNOON.

TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO DROP AFTER SUNSET ON THURSDAY AND
MOST PLACES ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 10 AND 12 CORRIDOR
ARE EXPECTED TO SEE FREEZING TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT. A FREEZE
WARNING MAY BE NECESSARY AS MANY PLANTS HAVE ALREADY STARTED TO
GREEN UP FOR THE SPRING. WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN EVEN COLDER WITH
FORECAST WIND CHILLS RANGING FROM THE TEENS ACROSS SOUTHWEST
MISSISSIPPI TO THE MID TO UPPER 20S ACROSS COASTAL LOUISIANA.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
546 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-051200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-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-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
546 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE FORECAST AREA TONIGHT
INTO THURSDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF SOME WINTER
WEATHER ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI AND POSSIBLY THE
ADJACENT LOUISIANA PARISHES LATE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR WILKINSON AND AMITE
COUNTIES IN MISSISSIPPI WHERE SOME LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
POSSIBLE. SEE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TEXT FOR MORE DETAILS.

THE SAME FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AND CREATE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT AND
LASTING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BE PUSHING THROUGH THE AREA BRINGING WITH
IT A CHANCE FOR SOME WINTER WEATHER ESPECIALLY OVER PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI. SEE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TEXT FOR DETAILS.

THE SAME STRONG COLD FRONT WILL INDUCE STRONG COLD AIR ADVECTION.
THIS WILL GREATLY INCREASE WINDS THURSDAY OVER THE FORECAST AREA.
WINDS WILL MEET WIND ADVISORY CRITERIA SOUTH OF LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN
THURSDAY. HAVE ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR THAT AREA AS WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE SUSTAINED AT 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRONG
WINDS WILL MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY ON EAST TO WEST
ORIENTED ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL ONGOING ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS AND PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS ARE EXPECTED. THERE IS AN OUTSIDE
CHANCE THAT THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY COULD BE UPGRADED TO A GALE
WARNING. WE WILL HAVE TO CONTINUE TO WATCH THIS SITUATION AS IT
UNFOLDS ON THURSDAY.

ANOTHER ROUND OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ON MONDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FORMS IN THE WESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
410 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LAZ024>026-MSZ030>033-037>039-042>045-047-048-053-059-060-052215-
CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-CLAY-LOWNDES-CHOCTAW-OKTIBBEHA-ATTALA-
WINSTON-NOXUBEE-YAZOO-MADISON MS-LEAKE-NESHOBA-WARREN-HINDS-
CLAIBORNE-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-
410 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA...CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI...AND
SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND THURSDAY

ICE ACCUMULATION
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY

RAIN WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING. ICE ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE BY DAYBREAK...AT WHICH POINT DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED AND SOME POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY

LOWS BELOW 20 DEGREES AND HIGHS NEAR 32 DEGREES ARE POSSIBLE FOR
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...AND PORTIONS OF WEST
CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=3)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
410 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

MSZ046-049>052-054>056-061-062-052215-
KEMPER-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-COPIAH-SIMPSON-SMITH-
FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-
410 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI...EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...SOUTH CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI...AND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND THURSDAY

ICE ACCUMULATION
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY

RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN WITH SURFACE
TEMPERATURES NEAR OR SLIGHTLY BELOW FREEZING TOWARD DAYBREAK
THURSDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS BY DAYBREAK SHOULD BE MAINLY LESS THAN A
FEW TENTHS OF AN INCH BUT LIGHT ICING OF BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES IS
EXPECTED AND SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH MIDDAY.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1210 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LAZ010>013-017>022-TXZ136-137-149>153-165>167-051815-
DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-SABINE LA-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-
GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-SMITH-GREGG-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-
NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1210 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...EAST TEXAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS
GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING BEHIND A COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE
WINDY CONDITIONS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME A COL RAIN BY THIS EVENING AND
TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVERNIGHT. ICE
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH MAY BE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

A MIX OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TO EXIT THE REGION BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED...BUT SHOULD BE
AWARE OF POSSIBLE ISSUES WITH LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS. ANY
REPORTS OF SUCH SHOULD BE REPORTED VIA OUR WEB PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/SHV.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
725 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ214-235>238-051330-
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
725 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG THROUGH LATE MORNING...POSSIBLY SHORT LIVED
DENSE FOG THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE. A DENSE
FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 10 AM. STRONG NORTH WINDS BEHIND
AN EVENING COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL PROMPT A COASTAL WIND ADVISORY
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

...A GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

AREAS OF FOG...SOME POSSIBLY DENSE...COULD PERSIST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND THIS WILL SCOUR OUT ANY REMAINING
FOG. IT WILL BECOME VERY WINDY AND MUCH COLDER BEHIND THE FRONT.
WIND ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED. GULF WINDS WILL LIKELY REACH
GALE FORCE IN GUST. A LOW WATER ADVISORY MIGHT BE NEEDED FOR GALVESTON
BAY...ESPECIALLY IF WINDS ARE MORE NORTHWEST RATHER THAN NORTH.

A SHORT DURATION FRIDAY MORNING FREEZE MAY OCCUR JUST INLAND OF THE
COAST. YOU MAY WANT TO TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS NOW TO PROTECT
PEOPLE...PETS...AND PLANTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS CURRENTLY NOT REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
725 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-051330-
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-
LIBERTY-MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
725 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

STRONG NORTH WINDS BEHIND AN EVENING COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL
PROMPT WIND ADVISORIES ACROSS MANY COMMUNITIES WEST OF INTERSTATE
45 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 10 THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON INTO EVENING...WINDY AND MUCH COLDER BEHIND THIS BOUNDARY.
WIND ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...
ESPECIALLY OVER THE WESTERN AND COASTAL COUNTIES OF THE FORECAST
AREA. IF ENOUGH MOISTURE LINGERS AND TEMPERATURES GET COLD ENOUGH...
A RAIN AND SLEET MIX COULD DEVELOP THURSDAY MORNING ACROSS THE FAR
NORTH...OR NORTH OF A LINE FRONT FROM BRENHAM TO HUNTSVILLE TO
LIVINGSTON. DUE TO PRECEDENT WARM GROUNDS AND ROADWAYS...IMPACTS
FROM ANY SLEET ACCUMULATION...IF ANY...WILL BE LOW.

A FRIDAY MORNING FREEZE WILL BE LONG ENOUGH IN DURATION TO PROMPT
THOSE TO TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS NOW TO PROTECT PEOPLE...PETS...
AND PLANTS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS CURRENTLY NOT REQUIRED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
453 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-051100-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
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-
453 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DENSE FOG IS EXPECTED TO LIFT ABOVE 1 MILE BY AROUND NOON TODAY
AND THEN REDEVELOP BY THIS EVENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT, LIFTING THE FOG BUT PRODUCING
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND LOW WATER CONDITIONS AROUND PERIODS OF
LOW TIDE. A GALE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THE STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

SWEENEY

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
453 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
051100-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
453 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DENSE FOG IS EXPECTED INTO LATE MORNING. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. A WIND ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS CLOSER TO THE COAST. A WINTRY MIX OF LIGHT
RAIN, SLEET, AND PERIODS OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE
LATE TONIGHT FROM THE LAKES AREA OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS THROUGH
NORTHERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA. NO SIGNIFICANT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THERE WILL LIKELY BE A HARD FREEZE FOR NEARLY THE ENTIRE AREA
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FOR WINTRY PRECIP ACCUMULATION REPORTS.

$$

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
E-mail: w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE