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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
228 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF AREA FROM NOON
SATURDAY TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY...

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF AREA FROM SUNDAY EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY FROM SUNSET UNTIL LATE NIGHT HOURS...

.A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA ON SUNDAY. A
SOUTHERLY FLOW BECOMES STRONG ON SATURDAY...THEN SWITCHES TO A
NORTHWESTERLY FLOW IN THE WAKE WITH GALE CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR
MUCH OF THE AREA. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW SUBSIDES MONDAY INTO
MONDAY NIGHT.

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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-
228 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE
 GALE FORCE.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO AROUND 10 FEET.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE.
  VISIBILITY SHOULD IMPROVE WEST OF PENSACOLA BY 4 AM CST AS SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP. LATER FURTHER EAST.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
228 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO 6 PM CST
SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS
IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SATURDAY TO 6 PM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE
GALE FORCE.

* WAVES/SEAS...BECOMING ROUGH TO VERY ROUGH.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE.
  VISIBILITY SHOULD IMPROVE WEST OF PENSACOLA BY 4 AM CST AS SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
228 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS OF POOR VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE NAUTICAL MILE.
  VISIBILITY SHOULD IMPROVE WEST OF PENSACOLA BY 4 AM CST AS SHOWERS
  AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP. LATER FURTHER EAST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

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WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
228 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO
6 PM CST SUNDAY...
...GALE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS ABOVE
  GALE FORCE.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO AROUND 15 FEET.

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.

A GALE WATCH IS ISSUED WHEN THE RISK OF GALE FORCE WINDS OF 34 TO
47 KNOTS HAS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED...BUT THE SPECIFIC TIMING
AND/OR LOCATION IS STILL UNCERTAIN. IT IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE
ADDITIONAL LEAD TIME FOR MARINERS WHO MAY WISH TO CONSIDER
ALTERING THEIR PLANS.

&&

$$


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