Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
309 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING FOR MUCH OF THE OPEN GULF WATERS...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY FOR BAYS AND INLAND WATERWAYS...

.A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF A COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY.

GMZ650-670-675-182000-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0053.171119T0000Z-171119T0600Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.GL.A.0002.171119T0600Z-171119T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0052.171119T1500Z-171120T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS 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-
309 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT
CST TONIGHT.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 9 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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED, BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$

GMZ630>635-655-182000-
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0052.171119T0000Z-171120T0000Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
309 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAYS AND SOUNDS
  BECOMING ROUGH.

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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