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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
343 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE
WATERS OUT TO 60 NM THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR LATER TONIGHT...AND A GALE WATCH FOR MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY.

.A DEEPENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE FLORIDA COAST WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WESTERN ATLANTIC TONIGHT WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. THE RESULTANT PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL RESULT IN INCREASED NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS
THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING. A SECOND FRONT WILL CROSS AREA COASTAL
WATERS MONDAY...BRINGING STRONG TO VERY STRONG WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS TO AREA COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ630>635-071745-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0016.160208T1200Z-160208T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.GL.A.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0017.160209T1900Z-160210T1200Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
343 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO NOON CST MONDAY. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO
6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. IN ADDITION...A GALE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED.
THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...RISING TO AROUND 30 KNOTS MONDAY WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
  AROUND 35 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...BECOMING ROUGH MONDAY...THEN VERY ROUGH LATE MONDAY
  INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
343 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE
WATERS OUT TO 60 NM THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...WITH A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR LATER TONIGHT...AND A GALE WATCH FOR MONDAY
INTO TUESDAY.

.A DEEPENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE FLORIDA COAST WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE WESTERN ATLANTIC TONIGHT WHILE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
OVER THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO. THE RESULTANT PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL RESULT IN INCREASED NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS
THROUGH EARLY THIS MORNING. A SECOND FRONT WILL CROSS AREA COASTAL
WATERS MONDAY...BRINGING STRONG TO VERY STRONG WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY
WINDS TO AREA COASTAL WATERS.

GMZ650-655-670-675-071745-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-160207T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0016.160208T0600Z-160208T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KMOB.GL.A.0003.160208T1800Z-160209T1900Z/
/O.NEW.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-
343 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON
CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST
MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED FROM 1 PM
TUESDAY TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. IN ADDITION...A GALE WATCH HAS
BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS
  THIS MORNING BEFORE SETTLING. WINDS RISING TO AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH
  FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY

* WAVES/SEAS...2 TO 4 FEET TODAY...RISING TO AROUND 5 FEET NEAR SHORE
  11 FEET WELL OFFSHORE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT

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.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
332 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES AND GALE WATCHES ISSUED FOR MONDAY AND
TUESDAY...

.A SURFACE RIDGE WILL SETTLE OVER THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
ALLOWING FOR A TEMPORARY EASING OF WINDS AND SEAS. BY MONDAY...A
REINFORCING ARCTIC FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA. AS THE ARCTIC
RIDGE BUILDS IN BEHIND IT...STRONG BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS OF 35 KNOTS
WILL EASILY MIX DOWN TO THE SURFACE BEGINNING MONDAY NIGHT AND
PERSISTING THROUGH TUESDAY. SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 KNOTS WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO NEAR 40 KNOTS WILL BE LIKELY.  SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORIES AND GALE WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR MONDAY AND INTO
TUESDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE GULF WILL BEGIN TO RELAX
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT AS THE SURFACE HIGH BECOMES MORE
CENTERED OVER THE AREA.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-071745-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0015.160208T0900Z-160208T2100Z/
/O.NEW.KLIX.GL.A.0002.160208T2100Z-160209T1800Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
332 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST MONDAY...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 3 PM CST MONDAY.
A GALE WATCH HAS ALSO BEEN ISSUED. THIS GALE WATCH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 20 KNOTS MONDAY WILL INCREASE TO 25
  TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS BY MONDAY
  EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
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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