Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 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.

GMZ600-240945-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH
TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS FROM THE WEST. A LIGHT TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE TUESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY IN RESPONSE TO A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. THE
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY LEADING TO A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. A LIGHT TO MODERATE WESTERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE
THURSDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS A BROAD SURFACE RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE TO THE WEST SLOWLY MOVES EAST.

$$

GMZ630-240945-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-240945-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-240945-
PERDIDO BAY-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-240945-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-240945-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-240945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-240945-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
335 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET LATE.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING WEST.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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