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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1047 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF
ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA OUT TO 60 NM INCLUDING ALL INLAND BAYS
AND SOUNDS BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN DIMINISH SLIGHTLY DURING THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY...REBUILDING AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

GMZ630>635-040600-
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0036.160504T0600Z-160504T1500Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1047 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
  MORNING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BAY AND INLAND WATERWAYS BECOMING 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...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1047 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF
ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA OUT TO 60 NM INCLUDING ALL INLAND BAYS
AND SOUNDS BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN DIMINISH SLIGHTLY DURING THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY...REBUILDING AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

GMZ650-655-670-675-040600-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0036.160504T0600Z-160506T0000Z/
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-
1047 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM WEDNESDAY TO
7 PM CDT THURSDAY...

* WINDS...INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
  EVENING.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OUT TO 20 NM...AND 5 TO 7
  FEET FROM 20 TO 60 NM OUT.

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.

&&

$$

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