Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
331 AM 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.

GMZ600-172145-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST WILL CONTINUE TO
RIDGE WEST ACROSS THE MARINE AREA THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY THEN
WEAKEN THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES EAST TOWARD
AND THEN ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. THIS FRONT STALLS NEAR THE GULF
COAST FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...THEN ANOTHER STRONGER FRONT APPROACHES ON
SATURDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH EACH FRONT.
GENERAL LIGHT TO MODERATE MOSTLY ONSHORE FLOW EXPECTED THROUGH MOST
OF THE PERIOD.

$$

GMZ630-172145-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ631-172145-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ632-172145-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

$$

GMZ633-172145-
PERDIDO BAY-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ634-172145-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. 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 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ635-172145-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. 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 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ650-655-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 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 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ670-675-172145-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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