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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
629 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS OUT 60
NM INCLUDING THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND AND LOWER MOBILE BAY THIS MORNING...

.A STRONG OFFSHORE IS DEVELOPING IN THE WAKE OF A PASSING COLD
FRONT THIS MORNING. WINDS SHOULD DIMINISH SLIGHTLY THIS
AFTERNOON.

GMZ631-632-650-655-670-675-251800-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170225T1800Z/
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
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-
629 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING. BAYS AND
  SOUNDS BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH THIS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
903 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...BRIEF PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS THIS MORNING...

.WINDS WILL BRIEFLY INCREASE TO AROUND 20 TO 25 KNOTS OUT OF THE
NORTH-NORTHWEST BEHIND A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL QUICKLY BUILD IN AND BECOME SITUATED OVER THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON WHICH WILL ALLOW WINDS TO EASE BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA.

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-251800-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0013.000000T0000Z-170225T1800Z/
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
903 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WINDS...TIDAL LAKES WILL SEE WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER
  GUSTS WHILE ALL OTHER WATERS WILL SEE SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 TO
  25 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...3 TO 5 FEET OVER THE TIDAL LAKES AND SOUNDS. 4 TO
  6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET OVER THE OPEN WATERS.

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.

&&

$$

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