Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 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.

GMZ600-050400-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
MARINE AREA THIS MORNING BECOMING SOUTHERLY TODAY AS A WARM FRONT
MOVES NORTH OF THE MARINE AREA. WINDS DIMINISH SOME LATE TONIGHT
INTO MONDAY BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AS
A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE COLD FRONT MOVES
ACROSS THE MARINE AREA EARLY TUESDAY, LEADING TO MODERATE
OFFSHORE FLOW BY MIDWEEK. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BUILD LATER IN THE
WEEK AS A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS MOVES OVER THE AREA.

$$

GMZ630-050400-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ631-632-050400-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

$$

GMZ633-050400-
PERDIDO BAY-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

$$

GMZ634-050400-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ635-050400-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN
THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS
LIKELY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ650-655-050400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-050400-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
946 AM CST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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