Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS54 KMOB 172104
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 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.

GMZ600-180930-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...MAIN HAZARD IN THE NEAR TERM IS AREAS OF DENSE FOG LIKELY
OVER AREA BAYS AND SOUNDS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE
APPALACHIANS THROUGH MID WEEK BREAKS DOWN BY THURSDAY AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES AND MAKES PASSAGE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT MAKES PASSAGE LATE ON SUNDAY. THESE FRONTS BRING
AN INCREASED COVERAGE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS TO THE COASTAL WATERS. A
STRONG SOUTHWEST TO WEST FLOW...CHOPPY TO ROUGH CONDITIONS ON
BAYS AND SOUNDS AND HIGH SEAS FORECAST LATE IN THE WEEKEND FOLLOWING
THE PASSAGE OF THE WEEKEND FRONT.

$$

GMZ630-180930-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-180930-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ632-180930-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-180930-
PERDIDO BAY-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.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.

$$

GMZ634-180930-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.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.

$$

GMZ635-180930-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-180930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 9 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-180930-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
304 PM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 12 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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