Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 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.

GMZ600-060930-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA ON FRIDAY THEN MOVES EAST ACROSS THE CENTRAL
GULF COAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
CONTINUES TONIGHT OVER THE OPEN GULF WATERS AS UNSEASONABLY COOL AIR
FLOWS SOUTHWARD OFF THE LAND. AFTER TONIGHT...WINDS ARE FORECAST TO
DECREASE AND SEAS TREND DOWNWARD OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE AXIS OF THE
SURFACE HIGH MOVES ACROSS. WITH THE SURFACE HIGH BECOMING POSITIONED
FROM THE WEST ATLANTIC INTO THE EASTERN GULF INTO THE FIRST HALF OF
NEXT WEEK...ONSHORE FLOW SETS UP WITH A SMALL CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS RETURNING TO THE FORECAST.
$$

GMZ630-060930-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 3 TO 8 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.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. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ631-632-060930-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ633-060930-
PERDIDO BAY-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ634-060930-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.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.

$$

GMZ635-060930-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 3 TO
8 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.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.

$$

GMZ650-655-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. FREQUENT
HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS AROUND
2 FEET THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ670-675-060930-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
426 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET
THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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