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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KMOB 031536
CWFMOB

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1036 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.

GMZ600-040345-
SYNOPSIS FOR DESTIN FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 60 NM INCLUDING
MOBILE BAY-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

SYNOPSIS
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. A STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...THEN DIMINISH SLIGHTLY DURING THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY...REBUILDING AGAIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH LATE
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.



GMZ630-040345-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 13 TO 18 KNOTS.
A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING 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.



GMZ631-632-040345-
SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 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 13 TO 18 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH.

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.



GMZ633-040345-
PERDIDO BAY-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 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 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTH 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.



GMZ634-040345-
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO 18
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS. CHOPPY BECOMING 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.



GMZ635-040345-
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

REST OF 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 8 TO 13 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS. A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY TO ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 13 TO 18
KNOTS. CHOPPY TO ROUGH BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 KNOTS. CHOPPY.

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.



GMZ650-655-040345-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 18
TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
18 TO 23 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.



GMZ670-675-040345-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1036 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

REST OF TODAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 8 TO
13 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 18 TO 23 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 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. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH.
SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 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.