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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
341 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
MORNING...AND WILL BRING STRONG WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS. FREQUENT WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY TO EXCEED GALE FORCE
MONDAY AFTERNOON...CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

GMZ650-655-670-675-081745-
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/O.CON.KMOB.GL.W.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0017.160209T1900Z-160210T1200Z/
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-
341 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 1 PM CST
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS LATE
  TONIGHT. WINDS BECOME NORTHWEST ON MONDAY AND INCREASE TO
  BETWEEN 30 AND 35 KNOTS INTO THE AFTERNOON. FREQUENT HIGHER
  GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS LIKELY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* SEAS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET NEAR SHORE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON
  THEN 7 TO 10 FEET MONDAY NIGHT. WELL OFFSHORE...SEAS BUILD TO
  8 TO 11 FEET BY MONDAY AFTERNOON AND 10 TO 13 FEET MONDAY
  NIGHT.

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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/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0016.160208T1200Z-160208T1800Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.GL.W.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0017.160209T1900Z-160210T1200Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
341 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 1 PM CST
TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...WEST NORTHWEST INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS LATE
  TONIGHT. WINDS BECOME NORTHWEST ON MONDAY AND INCREASE TO
  BETWEEN 30 AND 35 KNOTS INTO THE AFTERNOON. FREQUENT HIGHER
  GUSTS 35 TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE BEGINNING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
  CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY MORNING.

* WAVES...BECOMING VERY ROUGH MONDAY AND CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

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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