Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

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.

GMZ600-240345-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY SOUTH OF THE COAST WILL BECOME
DIFFUSE BY THIS AFTERNOON. A LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW
DEVELOPS BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON WHICH CONTINUES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF. A
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED BY EARLY NEXT WEEK
AHEAD OF A STRONGER COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. THE FRONT
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION BY TUESDAY LEADING TO A MODERATE TO STRONG
WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW LATER IN THE WEEK.

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GMZ630-240345-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
7 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-240345-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS
OR LESS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-240345-
PERDIDO BAY-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
11 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
8 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO
9 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ634-240345-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS
OR LESS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
7 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ635-240345-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
6 TO 9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS
OR LESS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 11 TO 14 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
8 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ650-655-240345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...HIGHEST ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS
OR LESS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO
9 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ670-675-240345-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1039 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING
BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
7 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR
LESS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...WINDS VARIABLE 5 KNOTS OR LESS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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