Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

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.

GMZ600-252200-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF
THROUGH THIS EVENING THEN MOVE NORTHEAST TO THE EASTERN SEABOARD
LATE TONIGHT IN RESPONSE TO A VIGOROUS UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND
BROAD SURFACE LOW APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. WITH THIS PATTERN A
LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW DEVELOPS EARLY FRIDAY
THEN BUILDS THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY...SHIFTING MOSTLY SOUTH TO
SOUTHWEST AS THE LOW CENTER APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. SCATTERED
TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED BY THE WEEKEND
WITH THE BEST COVERAGE OCCURRING SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. A LIGHT NORTHERLY FLOW DEVELOPS BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ630-252200-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 6 KNOTS LATE
IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE
CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-252200-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS LATE. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH LATE.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-252200-
PERDIDO BAY-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-252200-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 8 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE
5 KNOTS OR LESS LATE. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH LATE.
.TONIGHT...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING EAST 6 TO 9 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
13 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 11 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-252200-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 8 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-252200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
7 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 13 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-252200-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
354 AM CST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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