Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 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.

GMZ600-170900-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...EASTERLY FLOW WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS A
SURFACE LOW DEVELOPS OF THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO. THIS SURFACE LOW
WILL HEAD NORTHEAST TOWARDS THE NORTHEASTERN GULF COAST...SWITCHING
THE EASTERLY TO NORTHERLY THURSDAY NIGHT. THE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL
SHIFT BACK TO EASTERLY AS IT WEAKENS FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE PASSES NORTH OF AREA COASTAL WATERS.


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GMZ630-170900-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS.
ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 14 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 12 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-170900-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ633-170900-
PERDIDO BAY-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ634-170900-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 18 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ635-170900-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO 22 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO 19 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ650-655-170900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 22 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ670-675-170900-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS INCREASING TO 19 TO 22 KNOTS IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET LATE IN THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 19 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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