Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

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.

GMZ600-031530-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THE PRESSURE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM
OVER THE TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEY AND LOWERING PRESSURE OVER TEXAS
RESULTS IN AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND A BUILD IN SEAS TONIGHT. A
MODERATE TO STRONG EASTERLY FETCH AND HIGH SEAS CONTINUES INTO
SATURDAY. A STRONG ONSHORE FLOW THEN DEVELOPS ON SUNDAY AS A WARM
FRONT MOVES NORTHWARD OVER THE MARINE AREA. WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY
DIMINISH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. CHANCES OF SHOWERS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
THROUGH THE WEEKEND ALONG WITH A FEW STORMS.

$$

GMZ630-031530-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-031530-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-031530-
PERDIDO BAY-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-031530-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-031530-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-031530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-031530-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
919 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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