Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
438 AM CST SAT JAN 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.

GMZ600-212245-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...PERIODS OF STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS WILL
AFFECT THE MARINE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH WINDS AND SEAS BEING
HIGHER NEAR STORMS. A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST
WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA ON SUNDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND STORMS
ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST. INCREASING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW IN
ADVANCE OF THE FRONT TODAY AND TONIGHT...BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST
AND INCREASING DRASTICALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT. SMALL CRAFT CONDITIONS LIKELY AND GALE CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY. THE STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW SUBSIDES
ALONG WITH DIMINISHING SEAS LATE MONDAY INTO MONDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ630-212245-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ631-632-212245-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS. ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ633-212245-
PERDIDO BAY-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. CHOPPY
TO ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-212245-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-212245-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 18 TO
23 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-212245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 11 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 12 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO
23 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-212245-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
438 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 30 TO
35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS
12 TO 14 FEET BUILDING TO 12 TO 17 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS. SEAS 11 TO 18 FEET SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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