Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 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.

GMZ600-230400-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE LOW OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF WILL DEEPEN TODAY
AND TONIGHT LEADING TO A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALY STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
OVER THE MARINE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. A LIGHT TO MODERATE
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE MARINE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT LEADING TO A MODERATE TO
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW EARLY SATURDAY THROUGH MID MORNING SUNDAY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD AND ALONG THE FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY.

$$

GMZ630-230400-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-230400-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-230400-
PERDIDO BAY-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-230400-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-230400-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-230400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-230400-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ655-230400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ675-230400-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
955 AM CST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS THEN AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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