Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 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.

GMZ600-040845-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF LATE THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT...LEADING TO A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS WILL
OCCUR MOSTLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS WEDNESDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. AHEAD OF THE FRONT SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING. GUSTY STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING AND HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS. A LIGHT SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED BY SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AS A BROAD SURFACE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER MUCH
OF THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF.

$$

GMZ630-040845-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO 18
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-040845-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-040845-
PERDIDO BAY-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ634-040845-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ635-040845-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ650-655-040845-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-040845-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
336 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

$$


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