Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 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.

GMZ600-241530-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC
AND WESTERN ATLANTIC WHILE AND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE
PLAINS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. AS A RESULT, A MODERATE TO
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ630-241530-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-241530-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-241530-
PERDIDO BAY-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-241530-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-241530-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-241530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-241530-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 PM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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