Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

GMZ600-031745-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE IMPACT LOCAL BAYS AND
SOUNDS AND THE NEAR SHORE GULF WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH MIDWEEK. A
LIGHT SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE AREA THROUGH
TUESDAY THEN SHIFT SOUTH AND BUILD THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING AHEAD
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF BY LATE WEDNESDAY
NIGHT INTO EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...LEADING TO A STRONG OFFSHORE
FLOW OVER THE MARINE AREA THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY. NORTHERLY
WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY
AS A BROAD SURFACE RIDGE BUILDS TO THE NORTH. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
WILL BE LIKELY ON THURSDAY IN THE WAKE OF THE STRONG COLD FRONT
LATER IN THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ630-032300-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO 13
KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ631-632-032300-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE
FOG. . SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A
MODERATE CHOP...THEN BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 25
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ633-032300-
PERDIDO BAY-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO 13
KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 25
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

GMZ634-032300-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP...THEN BECOMING SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13
TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ635-032300-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG. . SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP...THEN BECOMING SMOOTH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13
TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

$$

GMZ650-655-032300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. WIDESPREAD
DENSE FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 30
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 18
TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ670-675-032300-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
448 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE EVENING...THEN AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8
TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 30
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2
FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$


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