Gulf Shores Weather And Coastal Waters Forecast


Marine Forecast for Alabama Gulf Coast and surrounding areas.

SYNOPSIS
A STRONG COLD FRONT SURGES ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON...BRINGING STRENGTHENING NORTH WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS.
GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY TONIGHT FOR ALL MARINE ZONES. AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE AREA...A LIGHT TO MODERATE EASTERLY
WIND FLOW IS FORECAST FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. SEAS
SHOW A SUBSIDING TREND LATE SUNDAY THEN REBUILD NEXT WEEK DUE TO A
MODERATE...PERSISTENT EASTERLY FETCH.

COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
110 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 PM
CDT THIS EVENING

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
SATURDAY NIGHT

REST OF TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 KNOTS INCREASING TO 12 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS NEAR 2 FEET. 

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 27 TO
29 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
NORTH WINDS 24 TO 29 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 19 TO 21 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE MORNING. SEAS
4 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 17 TO 21 KNOTS. FREQUENT GUSTS AROUND
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 9 TO
11 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. 

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 13 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 14 TO 16 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. 

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. 

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 14 TO 17 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.