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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1032 PM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR LOWER MOBILE BAY...THE
MISSISSIPPI SOUND AND ALABAMA AND WESTERN FLORIDA OPEN WATERS OUT
60 NM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.AN APPROACHING SYSTEM OVER THE PLAINS AND A STALLED SURFACE HIGH
OFF THE EAST COAST WILL CREATE STRONG ONSHORE FLOW BEGINNING LATE
THURSDAY.

GMZ631-632-650-655-670-675-231200-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0023.170323T2100Z-170325T0600Z/
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
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-
1032 PM CDT WED MAR 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THURSDAY TO
1 AM CDT SATURDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS FRIDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO AROUND 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 8 FEET
  WELL OFFSHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

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