Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 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.

GMZ600-211515-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...PERIODS OF STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS WILL
AFFECT THE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH WINDS AND SEAS BEING
HIGHER NEAR STORMS. A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
MOVES ACROSS THE MARINE AREA ON SUNDAY. A SOUTHERLY FLOW AHEAD OF THE
FRONT BECOMES STRONG ON SATURDAY...THEN SWITCHES TO A NORTHWESTERLY
FLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH GALE CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR MUCH
OF THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW SUBSIDES MONDAY
INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ630-211515-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-211515-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-211515-
PERDIDO BAY-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-211515-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF
DENSE FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-211515-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-211515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST SATURDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-211515-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
911 PM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 30 TO
35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS
10 TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 16 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO 17 FEET SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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