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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
319 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

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

.GALE CONDITIONS DUE TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE OPEN GULF WATERS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON WITH SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WINDS OVER BAYS AND SOUNDS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOLLOWS
FOR THE ENTIRE AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...THEN FOR
THE OPEN GULF WATERS WEDNESDAY MORNING AS THE OFFSHORE FLOW GRADUALLY
SUBSIDES.

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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-
319 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
  FORCE THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...THEN GRADUALLY DIMINISHING TO
  AROUND 20 KNOTS WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...OUT TO 20 NM...5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. 20 NM TO 60 NM...8 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
  6 FEET LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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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NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
319 AM CST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND
  30 KNOTS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATER TONIGHT.

* 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.

&&

$$



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