Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ600-252145-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PERSIST OVER THE
MARINE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING BETWEEN A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
OVER THE EASTERN SEABOARD AND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LIFTING FROM
THE PLAINS TOWARD THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVER THE MARINE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM. SOME OF THESE STORMS
COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE...WITH LOCALLY HIGH WINDS AND SEAS...
FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAINFALL. A SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL
OTHERWISE CONTINUE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ630-252145-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING 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 DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ631-632-252145-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 18 TO 23
KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
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. SLIGHT
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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ633-252145-
PERDIDO BAY-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

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GMZ634-252145-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ635-252145-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ650-655-252145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

$$

GMZ670-675-252145-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
431 AM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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

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