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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1102 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF
ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE OUT TO 60 NM THROUGH
EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

.AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE DRIFT ACROSS
THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO OVERNIGHT. STRONG NORTHEASTERLY
WINDS ON THE NORTHERN SIDE OF THIS LOW WILL BRING HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS OVERNIGHT.

GMZ650-655-670-675-211200-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0059.141221T0502Z-141221T1200Z/
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-
1102 PM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* WINDS: NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY.

* SEAS: 4 TO 6 FEET.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
511 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-221200-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
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-
511 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE OPEN
GULF WATERS THROUGH MID MORNING TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE MARINE
AREA AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...AND IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WEDNESDAY THROUGH MIDDAY THURSDAY. A FEW
STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
WILL BE LIKELY BY MIDWEEK.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
221030-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY
NIGHT AND TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR
SOME OF THESE STORMS TO BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE MAINLY SOUTH AND
EAST OF A ALEXANDRIA TO BEAUMONT TEXAS LINE. THERE WILL BE THE
POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
MONITOR FOR POSSIBLE ACTIVATION ON TUESDAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-221030-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
430 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE MONDAY NIGHT INTO SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY RANGE...MAINLY BEYOND 20 MILES. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL ALSO INCREASE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
AND SOME OF THESE STORMS MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE WITH STRONG
WINDS AND POSSIBLE WATER SPOUTS.

BEHIND THE COLD FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT...WINDS WILL INCREASE TO
BETWEEN 20 AND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. THIS WILL LEAD
TO AT LEAST SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES...HOWEVER THERE IS THE
POTENTIAL FOR GALES AND A WATCH OR WARNING MAY NEED TO BE ISSUED
DEPENDING ON HOW THE FORECAST EVOLVES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
401 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-212215-
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-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
401 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY. SOME FOG IS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP TOWARDS DAYBREAK MONDAY. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO
AROUND 1 MILE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE OUTLOOK AREA
TUESDAY. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AND THERE IS A
SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRIOR TO FRONTAL PASSAGE TUESDAY.
THE MAIN CONCERNS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...SOME LARGE HAIL
AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP
TUESDAY AHEAD OF FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH STRONG ONSHORE FLOW. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL THEN BE REQUIRED AND POSSIBLY GALE WARNINGS
MAY BE POSTED FOR LATE TUESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE FOR STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH MONDAY. THERE MAY
BE A NEED FOR ACTIVATION TUESDAY.

$$

24/RR

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