Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

GMZ600-312130-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TO
ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES THIS MORNING...MOVES TO THE EAST TODAY
RESULTING IN A RETURN FLOW LATE TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT. NEXT COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE AND RESULTANT WIND SHIFT OCCURS SUNDAY NIGHT.
INCREASING COVERAGE OF SHOWERS ARE IN THE FORECAST SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT AHEAD OF THE FRONT. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPS
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONTAL PASSAGE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT CONTINUING INTO
MONDAY MORNING. SEAS TRENDING HIGHER WITH BAYS AND SOUNDS DEVELOPING
CHOPPY TO ROUGH CONDITIONS. HIGH PRESSURE AXIS MOVING IN LATE MONDAY
CAUSES WINDS TO SUBSIDE AND SEAS TO TREND LOWER. BY THE MIDDLE OF THE
WEEK...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TAKES SHAPE OFF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST
AND TRACKS EASTWARD.

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GMZ630-312130-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. CHOPPY...THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ631-632-312130-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. CHOPPY...THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ633-312130-
PERDIDO BAY-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ634-312130-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
HIGHER GUSTS THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ635-312130-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
THIS AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP...THEN BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED LATE.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ650-655-312130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS
THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AND
INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3
FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ670-675-312130-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS
THIS MORNING...BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST 13 TO 18 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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