Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS54 KMOB 291525
CWFMOB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

GULF COASTAL WATERS DESTIN TO PASCAGOULA OUT 60 NM

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES.  INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  WINDS AND SEAS WILL
BE HIGHER IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.

GMZ600-300330-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO BUILD LATE TODAY
AND CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING AHEAD OF A DEVELOPING AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE AND SURFACE COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS PATTERN WITH THE
BEST COVERAGE OCCURRING THURSDAY EVENING AND LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. A
FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...MOSTLY THURSDAY
EVENING AND LATE THURSDAY NIGHT. A LIGHT TO MODERATE WEST TO
NORTHWEST FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT ON FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ630-300330-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ631-632-300330-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ633-300330-
PERDIDO BAY-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ634-300330-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ635-300330-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ650-655-300330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ670-675-300330-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1025 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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