Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 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.  WINDS AND SEAS WILL
BE HIGHER IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.

GMZ600-080900-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A LIGHT TO MODERATE NORTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO
TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO BUILD INTO THE NORTHERN GULF.
A REINFORCING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MARINE AREA
THURSDAY...WITH STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND BUILDING SEAS EXPECTED
THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BECOME
REQUIRED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT TOWARD THE EASTERN STATES THIS
WEEKEND...WITH MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW SATURDAY GRADUALLY BECOMING
SOUTHEAST THEN SOUTH SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ630-080900-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ632-080900-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ631-080900-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ633-080900-
PERDIDO BAY-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WINDS LIGHT BECOMING NORTH 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. A LIGHT
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ634-080900-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ635-080900-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ650-655-080900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS
3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ670-675-080900-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
251 PM CST WED DEC 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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