Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

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.

GMZ600-090330-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH BUILDING
SEAS IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH OVER THE CENTRAL
GULF. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT AS
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS TO THE NORTH. WINDS AND SEAS DECREASE
OVER THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF AND
MOVES EAST. A SOUTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS LATE IN THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA.

$$

GMZ630-090330-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-090330-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-090330-
PERDIDO BAY-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-090330-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-090330-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-090330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-090330-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
920 AM CST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$


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