Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 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.

GMZ600-220030-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF
WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AND FILL THROUGH TONIGHT. AS A RESULT A
MODERATE NORTHEASTERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH TODAY AND
EARLY TONIGHT. SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL DEVELOP ON MONDAY AND
BUILD THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT
APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE FRONT TUESDAY AND TUESDAY
NIGHT WITH SOME STORMS BECOMING STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE. THE COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA BY EARLY WEDNESDAY
LEADING TO A STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE MARINE AREA EARLY
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MIDDAY THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL BE
LIKELY AHEAD AND IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT BY MIDWEEK.

$$

GMZ630-220030-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE
CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-220030-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO
9 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11 TO 14 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 18 TO
21 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING ROUGH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-220030-
PERDIDO BAY-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 16 TO
19 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL EARLY MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-220030-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 11 TO
14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-220030-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ650-655-220030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 11 TO 14 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 22 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-220030-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
626 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 8 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 16 TO
19 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 21 TO
26 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
10 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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