Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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

GMZ600-022130-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT EAST
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
WEST. SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL BUILD AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WITH
THE FRONT THEN MOVING THROUGH THE MARINE AREA LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO
SATURDAY MORNING. A MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL FOLLOW IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THROUGH SATURDAY. A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST TO
SOUTHEAST FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK
AS A STRONG SURFACE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE REBUILDS ALONG THE
CAROLINA COAST.

$$

GMZ630-022130-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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

$$

GMZ631-632-022130-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. A MODERATE
CHOP...THEN BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 13 TO
18 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ633-022130-
PERDIDO BAY-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO 13 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ634-022130-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SMOOTH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO
18 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ635-022130-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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

$$

GMZ650-655-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ670-675-022130-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
416 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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