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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
924 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH
6 PM SUNDAY FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA
OUT TO 60 NM...

.THE PRESSURE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER THE
TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AND LOWERING PRESSURE OVER TEXAS RESULTS IN A
STRENGTHENING EASTERLY FETCH AND A BUILD IN SEAS. THE STRONG EASTERLY
FLOW WILL THEN TURN SOUTHERLY BY SUNDAY AS A WARM FRONT MOVES
NORTHWARD ACROSS THE MARINE AREA.

GMZ650-655-670-675-031200-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0055.161203T0600Z-161205T0000Z/
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-
924 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

* WINDS...EAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS SATURDAY BECOMING SOUTH BY SUNDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...4 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 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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