Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS54 KMOB 260905
CWFMOB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 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.

GMZ600-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE MOVES QUICKLY EAST TO THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST BY LATE IN THE DAY RESULTING IN A RETURN FLOW OFF THE GULF.
ONSHORE FLOW CONTINUES THROUGH MID WEEK. CHANCES OF SHOWERS INCREASE
ON MONDAY ALONG WITH A FEW STORMS. A BRIEF BREAK FOLLOWS ON TUESDAY
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF STORMS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF NEXT
COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. FRONTAL PASSAGE BRINGS A
STRENGTHENING NORTHERLY FLOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WHICH PERSISTS INTO
THURSDAY.

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GMZ630-262130-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-262130-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ633-262130-
PERDIDO BAY-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

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GMZ634-262130-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ635-262130-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-262130-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
305 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS
4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

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