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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
158 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LOWER MOBILE
BAY AND THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING...

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 11 PM FOR THE
ALABAMA AND WESTERN FLORIDA GULF WATERS OUT 60 NM...

.A STRONG ONSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEA STATES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
MARINE AREA AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

GMZ631-632-260000-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170326T0000Z/
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
158 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAYS AND SOUNDS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

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 MOBILE AL
158 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LOWER MOBILE
BAY AND THE MISSISSIPPI SOUND THROUGH 7 PM THIS EVENING...

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 11 PM FOR THE
ALABAMA AND WESTERN FLORIDA GULF WATERS OUT 60 NM...

.A STRONG ONSHORE FLOW AND HIGH SEA STATES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
MARINE AREA AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

GMZ650-655-670-675-260300-
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0023.000000T0000Z-170326T0400Z/
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-
158 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...SOUTH INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  BETWEEN 25 AND 30 KNOTS.

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

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
339 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS EVENING
FOR OPEN WATERS EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

GMZ555-557-575-577-260000-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0020.000000T0000Z-170326T0000Z/
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 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-
339 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...20 TO 25 KNOTS.

* SEAS...5 TO 7 FEET.

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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