Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ600-231015-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHERLY FLOW GRADUALLY INCREASES TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY
BECOME NECESSARY BY TUESDAY EVENING. NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD STORMS
ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY NIGHT AND SOME OF THE STORMS COULD
BE STRONG TO SEVERE. THE FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE MARINE AREA BY MIDDAY
WEDNESDAY WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW EXPECTED
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. WINDS DIMINISH BY THURSDAY...BECOMING
SOUTHEASTERLY LATE THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY...BUT WILL REMAIN LIGHT TO
MODERATE.

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GMZ630-231015-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 14 TO
17 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 17 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-231015-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO 12 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 17 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 14 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
6 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-231015-
PERDIDO BAY-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY. PERIODS OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 19 TO
22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
6 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-231015-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PERIODS OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 17 TO
22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
6 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-231015-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. PERIODS
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 19 TO
22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-231015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO 19 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 17 TO
22 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO
9 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 19 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
16 TO 19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-231015-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
405 PM CST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. PERIODS OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO
10 FEET IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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