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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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.

GMZ600-190345-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WELL DEFINED SURFACE LOW OVER THE ADJACENT GULF
WATERS THIS MORNING WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK NORTHEAST TOWARDS THE
EASTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TODAY AND EARLY TONIGHT. WITH THIS PATTERN
A STRONG NORTHERLY WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE AREA
THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING WITH FREQUENT WIND GUSTS TO NEAR GALE
FORCE...MOSTLY WELL OFFSHORE...GENERALLY SOUTH OF PENSACOLA AND
DESTIN STRETCHING EASTWARD. NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN
DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY AS THE MAIN UPPER
LEVEL SUPPORT BEGINS TO SHIFT EAST OF THE MARINE AREA OVERNIGHT AND
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE
MARINE AREA THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK FOLLOWED BY A WEAK FRONTAL
BOUNDARY APPROACHING FROM THE NORTH BY WEDNESDAY RESULTING IN A LIGHT
OFFSHORE FLOW LATER IN THE WEEK.


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GMZ630-190345-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 22 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 18 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 11 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 6 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-190345-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
13 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 6 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-190345-
PERDIDO BAY-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO
23 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 16 TO 19 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 13 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 6 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-190345-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 23 TO
28 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING VERY ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 21 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 11 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 6 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-190345-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING VERY ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 23 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 7 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS INCREASING TO 6 TO 9 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-190345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 8 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-190345-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 11 TO
14 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
13 TO 16 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 6 TO 9 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ655-190345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 26 TO 31 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE DIMINISHING TO 22 TO 27 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 7 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 8 TO 11 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ675-190345-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 27 TO 32 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 28 TO 33 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 10
FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 23 TO 28 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 13 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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