Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

GMZ600-032115-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE
SLOWLY THROUGH THE MARINE AREA TODAY INTO THIS EVENING. A MODERATE
TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL FOLLOW IN THE FRONTS WAKE. A MODERATE
TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL THEN CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
BEFORE SUBSIDING.

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GMZ630-032115-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

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GMZ631-632-032115-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

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GMZ633-032115-
PERDIDO BAY-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ634-032115-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ635-032115-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ650-655-032115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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GMZ670-675-032115-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
530 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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