Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

GMZ600-302130-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT SURGES SOUTH OF THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY AND
BRINGS A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW...MODERATE SEAS AND CHOPPY
TO ROUGH CONDITIONS ON BAYS AND SOUNDS. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS
INTO THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE WEEKEND. SEAS TREND LOWER. THE NEXT COLD
FRONT...BRINGS A WIND SHIFT AND STRONGER OFFSHORE FLOW BY MONDAY
MORNING THAT MAY RESULT IN THE ISSUANCE OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES FOR
PARTS OF THE AREA. SHOWERS BECOME LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY
SUNDAY...AHEAD OF THE FRONT. CHANCES OF RAIN DECREASE MARKEDLY BY
LATE MONDAY MORNING WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. EASTERLY FLOW DEVELOPS
BY TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE MID ATLANTIC.

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GMZ630-302130-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS AND GUSTY THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING
TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP THIS
MORNING...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-302130-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS AND GUSTY THIS MORNING DIMINISHING
TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY TO ROUGH THIS MORNING BECOMING
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-302130-
PERDIDO BAY-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS AND GUSTY THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING
TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP THIS
MORNING...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-302130-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS AND GUSTY THIS MORNING...DIMINISHING
TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP THIS MORNING...BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-302130-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS AND GUSTY...DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP THIS MORNING...BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-302130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS AND FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS THIS
MORNING...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-302130-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
340 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS AND FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS THIS
MORNING... DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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