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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
404 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS 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 THIS
AFTERNOON.

GMZ631-632-650-655-670-675-231900-
/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-
404 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON 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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