Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ600-210415-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
BAYS AND COASTAL WATERWAYS-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DRIFT
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A MODERATE TO
STRONG NORTHEAST WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
GRADUALLY DIMINISHING THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE SURFACE LOW GRADUALLY
WEAKENS. SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL BUILD ON TUESDAY IN RESPONSE
TO A STRONGER COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST. THE COLD
FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE MARINE AREA BY LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT LEADING TO A STRONG WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE MARINE AREA
EARLY WEDNESDAY THROUGH MIDDAY THURSDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL
BE LIKELY IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT BY MIDWEEK.

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GMZ630-210415-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

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GMZ631-632-210415-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO
14 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 18 TO 21 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ633-210415-
PERDIDO BAY-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 7 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 6 TO 9 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
7 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

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GMZ634-210415-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
12 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 7 TO 10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

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GMZ635-210415-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ650-655-210415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 14 TO
17 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 9 TO 12 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 11 TO 14 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6 TO
9 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 22 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 19 TO 22 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-210415-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1005 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 17 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 11 TO 14 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 9 TO
12 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 7 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 11 TO
14 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 21 TO 26 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET.

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