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Small Craft Advisory

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
343 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR UNPROTECTED WATERS
BEGINNING TONIGHT...

.A SURFACE LOW OVER THE MID ATLANTIC REGION WILL SHIFT SOUTHEAST,
TIGHTENING THE PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH-EASTERN GULF, AND BRINGING
MODERATE TO STRONG EASTERLY WINDS.

GMZ650-655-670-675-210445-
/O.NEW.KMOB.SC.Y.0047.171021T0600Z-171023T0000Z/
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 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY.

* WINDS...INCREASING TO TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATER TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY.

* WAVES/SEAS...BUILDING TO AROUND 5 FEET NEAR SHORE TO 8 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.

&&

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