Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 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.

GMZ600-192245-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE ALONG WITH GRADUALLY
INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS TODAY AND FRIDAY AS A WEAKENING COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO THE MARINE AREA. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO
INCREASE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS MULTIPLE SYSTEMS AFFECT THE COASTAL
WATERS. A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY
WITH A STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW DEVELOPING IN ITS WAKE ALONG
WITH SHARPLY INCREASING SEAS.

$$

GMZ630-192245-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-192245-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ632-192245-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-192245-
PERDIDO BAY-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-192245-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-192245-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-192245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-192245-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
434 AM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO 15 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 15 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 9 FEET.

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