Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 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.

GMZ600-232115-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC
AND WESTERN ATLANTIC WHILE AND AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER
THE PLAINS THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. AS A RESULT, A MODERATE TO
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP ALONG WITH INCREASING CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BY THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ630-232115-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...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 LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ631-632-232115-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ633-232115-
PERDIDO BAY-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...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 LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ634-232115-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

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

$$

GMZ635-232115-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ650-655-232115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 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.

$$

GMZ670-675-232115-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
402 AM CDT THU MAR 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 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.

$$


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