Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
250 PM 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.

GMZ600-220930-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE LOW PRESSURE DROPS SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE EASTERN
GULF ON WEDNESDAY WITH A LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTH TO NORTHEAST FLOW
DEVELOPING AND HOLDING THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY. SEAS GENERALLY 2 TO 4
FEET THROUGH THURSDAY. A RETURN FLOW SETS UP BRIEFLY BY FRIDAY. THE
NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING BRINGS A SMALL CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A MORE ESTABLISHED MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WITH
ITS PASSAGE. DUE TO THE STRENGTH OF THE NORTHERLY FETCH...HIGHER SEA
STATES DEVELOP ON SATURDAY BEYOND 20 NAUTICAL MILES OUT.

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GMZ630-220930-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ631-632-220930-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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GMZ633-220930-
PERDIDO BAY-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ634-220930-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT. SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WINDS LIGHT. SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ635-220930-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SMOOTH
BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ650-655-220930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.

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GMZ670-675-220930-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
250 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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