TX Marine Warnings and Forecast for Friday, December 31, 2021
DENSE FOG ADVISORY
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
705 AM CST Fri Dec 31 2021
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
* WHAT...For the Dense Fog Advisory, dense fog will reduce
visibility to 1 NM or less at times. For the Small Craft
Advisory, south winds 10 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt and
seas 4 to 6 ft expected. For the Gale Watch, northwest winds 25
to 35 kt possible.
* WHERE...Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out
20 NM, Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out
20 NM and Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to
Intracoastal City LA out 20 NM.
* WHEN...For the Dense Fog Advisory, until 10 AM CST this
morning. For the Small Craft Advisory, from 6 PM this evening
to 6 PM CST Saturday. For the Gale Watch, from Sunday morning
through Sunday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...Strong winds can cause hazardous seas which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility. Low
visibility will make navigation difficult.
Mariners should consider altering plans to avoid possible
hazardous conditions. Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter
course, and/or secure the vessel for severe wind and seas.
If you must navigate, proceed with caution. Use proper fog
signals. Make sure all running lights are on. Remember to use
your radar and compass.
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN...