Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 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.

GMZ600-250330-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION MOVES OFF INTO THE WESTERN
ATLANTIC THROUGH WEDNESDAY WHILE A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
WEST. A LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW BECOMES ESTABLISHED LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND GRADUALLY INCREASES AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING FRONT...THEN
SWITCHES TO A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS THE FRONT MOVES
THROUGH. THE OFFSHORE FLOW BECOMES MODERATE FOR THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

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GMZ630-250330-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-250330-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ633-250330-
PERDIDO BAY-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ634-250330-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ635-250330-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-250330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ670-675-250330-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
930 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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