Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
914 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNINGS CONTINUE OVER THE OPEN WATERS OUT TO 60 NM THROUGH
EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FOR PROTECTED WATERS...BAYS AND
SOUNDS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...

.A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE MARINE AREA WILL MAINTAIN GALE
FORCE WINDS OVER THE OPEN GULF WATERS THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...WHILE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WINDS CONTINUE OVER THE
PROTECTED WATERS...BAYS AND SOUNDS. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE AREA TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO
TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY SUBSIDE WEDNESDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDS ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO.

GMZ630>635-091100-
/O.CAN.KMOB.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0017.160209T0314Z-160210T1200Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
914 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...
...GALE WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS CANCELLED THE GALE
WARNING. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND
  30 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...BEFORE GRADUALLY
  DIMINISHING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...BAYS AND SOUNDS ROUGH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE
OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

GMZ650-655-670-675-091100-
/O.CON.KMOB.GL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0017.160209T1900Z-160210T1200Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
914 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER
  GUSTS OF 35 TO 40 KNOTS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...
  THEN DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO AROUND
  30 KNOTS LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON INTO TUESDAY NIGHT.

* SEAS...OUT TO 20 NM...6 TO 9 FEET TONIGHT SLOWLY SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
  6 FEET BY TUESDAY NIGHT. 20 NM TO 60 NM...10 TO 13 FEET TONIGHT...
  GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET BY TUESDAY 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.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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