Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 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.

GMZ600-250315-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD COMBINED
WITH A DEEP AREA OF LOW PRESSURE TO THE WEST WILL HELP LEAD TO A
STRONG SOUTHERLY WIND FLOW OVER THE MARINE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...A FEW STRONG TO POSSIBLY
SEVERE...CAN BE EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SATURDAY EVENING AHEAD OF THE
LOW PRESSURE AREA APPROACHING FROM THE WEST.

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GMZ630-250315-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-632-250315-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-250315-
PERDIDO BAY-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ634-250315-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ635-250315-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ650-655-250315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,
THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-250315-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1006 AM CDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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