Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 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.

GMZ600-232145-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY AND
TONIGHT AS A HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS INTO THE MARINE AREA FROM THE
WEST. A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS TUESDAY AND CONTINUES
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.
THIS FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA WEDNESDAY EVENING WITH A
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING AND THEN SUBSIDING LATER IN THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS
TO REBUILD FROM THE WEST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT.

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GMZ630-232145-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS
THIS MORNING DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-232145-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ633-232145-
PERDIDO BAY-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ634-232145-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ635-232145-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ650-655-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS THIS MORNING DIMINISHING TO
18 TO 23 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 12 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9
FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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GMZ670-675-232145-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
335 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS THIS MORNING DIMINISHING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 11 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO
13 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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