Gulf Shores Weather And Coastal Waters Forecast


Marine Forecast for Alabama Gulf Coast and surrounding areas.

SYNOPSIS
A STRONG AREA OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC...WESTWARD TO EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
THIS EVENING WILL RESULT IN A MODERATE TO STRONG EAST SOUTHEAST
FLOW TONIGHT. THE HIGH MOVES EASTWARD ON SUNDAY AS A STRENGTHENING AREA OF
SURFACE LOW PRESSURE PIVOTS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE MID SOUTH ON SUNDAY.
AS THIS OCCURS...WINDS TURN MORE ONSHORE FROM THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST
AND REMAIN STRONG. WIND GUSTS COULD APPROACH GALE FORCE THROUGH MOST
OF THE DAY ON SUNDAY OVER THE GULF COASTAL WATERS OF ALABAMA AND
NORTHWEST FLORIDA. SEAS WILL TREND MUCH HIGHER.

COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
401 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. 

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 19 TO 24 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 24 TO
29 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DIMINISHING
TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. 

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 17 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 16 TO
19 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. 

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 19 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. 

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 18 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. 

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 12 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 13 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 9 TO 12 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 11 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.