Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 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.

GMZ600-201515-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A SOUTHERLY FLOW STRENGTHENS THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT AS
A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT WITH A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER NEAR STORMS THROUGH SUNDAY.
GALE CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY FOR MUCH OF THE AREA BEGINNING LATE SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. THE OFFSHORE FLOW
SUBSIDES MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AND BECOMES SOUTHERLY.

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GMZ630-201515-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-201515-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ633-201515-
PERDIDO BAY-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-201515-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-201515-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-201515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 10 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-201515-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
912 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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