Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 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.

GMZ600-040230-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG EASTERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE
AREA THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF VIGOROUS STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM
THE WEST. A STRONG SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY IN
RESPONSE TO A WARM FRONT MOVING NORTHWARD OVER THE REGION. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL DIMINISH LATE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY BEFORE INCREASING MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE COLD
FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE MARINE AREA EARLY TUESDAY LEADING TO A
MODERATE OFFSHORE BY MIDWEEK. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BUILD LATER IN THE
WEEK AS COLDER AIR SURGES SOUTH TOWARDS THE NORTHERN GULF.

$$

GMZ630-040230-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING 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.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ631-632-040230-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
3 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-040230-
PERDIDO BAY-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 BECOMING LIGHT. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-040230-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-040230-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

$$

GMZ650-655-040230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-040230-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
823 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 6 TO
7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 6 TO
7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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