Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 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.

GMZ600-220330-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY. SHOWERS WITH A
FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE MARINE AREA
THROUGH THIS EVENING. A MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL FOLLOW IN THE
WAKE OF THE LOW THROUGH FRIDAY FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER OFFSHORE FLOW
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT MOVES
ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY EVENING.

$$

GMZ630-220330-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING, THEN
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-220330-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A LIGHT CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING, THEN
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ633-220330-
PERDIDO BAY-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

$$

GMZ634-220330-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING, THEN
AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ635-220330-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG IN THE EVENING, THEN AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ650-655-220330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-220330-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
924 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

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