Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 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

GMZ600-250830-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL
PERSIST OVER THE MARINE AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THEN SLOWLY
DIMINISH THROUGH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE NORTH
CENTRAL GULF. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO TURN SOUTHWESTERLY AND INCREASE
IN SPEED LATE SUNDAY MORNING INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT INCREASES BETWEEN A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN
GULF AND A DEEPENING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE TENNESSEE AND OHIO
VALLEY REGIONS. WIND SPEEDS WILL LIKELY RETURN TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
RANGE WITH BUILDING SEAS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE
AREA MOVES EASTWARD AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE
NORTHERN GULF.

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GMZ630-250830-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-250830-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ633-250830-
PERDIDO BAY-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ634-250830-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ635-250830-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-250830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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GMZ670-675-250830-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
227 PM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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