Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Mobile, AL

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
653 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.STRENGTHENING EASTERLY FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING AS THE PRESSURE GRADIENT INCREASES BETWEEN HIGH
PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN U.S. AND A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO.

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NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
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-
653 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* WINDS: EASTERLY INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH A FEW
  HIGHER GUSTS.

* SEAS: BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OUT TO 20 NM...AND 5 TO 8 FEET
  WELL OFFSHORE.

* WAVES: BECOMING ROUGH OVER THE NEARSHORE BAYS AND SOUNDS.

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.

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