Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
930 AM CST THU FEB 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.

GMZ600-232145-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER THE MARINE AREA WILL CREATE A
LIGHT TO MODERATE MAINLY EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW TODAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. THIS ONSHORE FLOW INCREASES ALONG WITH BUILDING SEAS FRIDAY
NIGHT AS A FRONT APPROACHES FROM WEST AND MOVES ACROSS THE MARINE
AREA EARLY SATURDAY. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL FOLLOW
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS THE MARINE AREA SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT...WITH MODERATE WINDS BECOMING MORE EASTERLY SUNDAY AND MORE
SOUTHERLY BY MONDAY.

$$

GMZ630-232145-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-232145-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH
BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-232145-
PERDIDO BAY-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-232145-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-232145-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-232145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-232145-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
930 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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