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Marine Weather and Tides
Fairhope, AL

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What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 5:50AMSunset 7:47PM Sunday May 26, 2019 2:24 AM CDT (07:24 UTC) Moonrise 1:28AMMoonset 12:39PM Illumination 52% Phase: Third Quarter Moon; Moon at 22 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ630 Northern Mobile Bay- 1022 Pm Cdt Sat May 25 2019
Rest of tonight..Winds light. Waves less than 1 foot.
Sunday..Winds light becoming south 3 to 8 knots. Waves less than 1 foot.
Sunday night..South winds 3 to 8 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot.
Monday..Southeast winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Monday night..South winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southwest. Waves around 1 foot.
Tuesday..Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Tuesday night..South winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Wednesday..South winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Wednesday night..South winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Thursday..South winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
GMZ600 Synopsis For Pascagoula Ms To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl Out 60 Nm Including Major Area Bays And Sounds- 1022 Pm Cdt Sat May 25 2019
Synopsis..High pressure remains centered over the marine area through early next week. Aside from a light to occasionally moderate onshore flow developing with the seabreeze each day, winds will remain light through early next week. By midweek, the onshore flow increases slightly as the high pressure center begins to shift east. The persistent onshore flow keeps wave heights slightly elevated tonight through Tuesday, with a slight building of seas mid to late week as flow increases slightly.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fairhope, AL
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Area Discussion for - Mobile/Pensacola, FL
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area forecast discussion... Updated
national weather service mobile al
1204 am cdt Sun may 26 2019

Discussion Updated for latest aviation discussion below.

Aviation
06z issuance...VFR conditions will continue through the forecast.

South-southeast winds at 5 to 10 knots will continue as well.

Bb 03

Prev discussion issued 615 pm cdt Sat may 25 2019
discussion... Updated for latest aviation discussion below.

Aviation...

00z issuance...VFR conditions will continue through the night
tonight. Light and variable winds. Bb 03
prev discussion... Issued 358 pm cdt Sat may 25 2019
continued very hot conditions will continue with afternoon
heat indices in the 100 to 104 degree range Sunday afternoon...

near term now through Sunday ... High pressure, both surface and
aloft continues over the forecast area through Sunday, with dry and
hot conditions continuing. A light wind across the area this
afternoon, still somewhat variable over interior areas but south to
southeast near the coast will become light and variable across the
entire area overnight. A light onshore flow is then expected once
again during the day on Sunday. A surface ridge of high pressure
will remain across the southeast CONUS and northeastern gulf of
mexico while a strong 500mb high pressure system remains entrenched
across the area as well, maintaining the large scale subsidence and
dry weather pattern across the region. Guidance not overly aggressive
with overnight fog potential, although some indications of patchy
mainly light fog over some western counties late tonight. This was
noted by previous shift and see no changes in that regard.

Primary concern for the near term will continue to be the very hot
temperatures for this time of the year. Temperatures have approached
record highs today, and near record high temperatures are once again
expected on Sunday. Highs on Sunday will approach 10 degrees above
normal for this time of the year at many locations, generally
reaching the mid to upper 90s over most of the interior (with a few
locations, especially east of the i-65 corridor in south central al
and north of i-10 in the western fl panhandle possibly, hitting the
century mark). A little cooler along the coast, generally in the
upper 80s to lower 90s during the afternoon hours on Sunday,
although a few locations may warm to the mid 90s before the sea
breeze moves inland during the afternoon. Heat indices will be a
little higher on Sunday than they were on Saturday, with hi's in the
the areas noted above with the higher actual temperatures reaching
the 100-104 degree range (a few locations possibly a degree or two
higher). Actual highs and heat indices are a little below heat
advisory criteria, but hot weather practices and precautions should
be observed. As we have previously stated, keep in mind the heat
index value can be increased by 15 degrees fahrenheit and heat
indices meeting or exceeding 103 can lead to dangerous heat
disorders with prolonged exposure and or physical activity in the
heat. Please consider this if planning any outdoor activities. Stay
hydrated and take frequent breaks in the shade to avoid overexposure
to the heat. Very warm and muggy conditions expected tonight, with
overnight lows dropping into the upper 60s to low 70s inland, mid to
upper 70s along the immediate coast. In addition to the heat, a
moderate risk of dangerous rip currents along area beaches now
continues through Sunday. 12 ds
short term Sunday night through Tuesday night ... A strong deep
layer ridge will remain over the area through mid week. Strong
subsidence under the ridge will maintain dry and hot conditions.

Highs will generally be in the mid and upper 90s with a few spots
around 100. Coastal locations will be in the low to mid 90s. Heat
index values will generally be in the 100 to 103 range. 13
long term Wednesday through Saturday ... The upper ridge will
weaken on Thursday and shift eastward. This will allow a weak
front to move into the southeast. Meanwhile, deep layer moisture
levels will increase on the backside of the ridge. As upper
ridging weakens late in the week and the front approaches, temps
will return to closer to normal levels and also allow rain chances
to return to the area. 13
marine... High pressure remains centered over the marine area through
early next week. Aside from a light to occasionally moderate onshore
flow developing with the seabreeze each day, winds will remain light
through early next week. By midweek, the onshore flow increases
slightly as the high pressure center begins to shift east and the
onshore flow becomes better developed. The persistent onshore flow
keeps wave heights slightly elevated tonight through Tuesday (up to
around 2 feet), with a slight building of seas mid to late week
(up to 3 to 4 feet well offshore) as flow increases slightly.

12 ds

Mob watches warnings advisories
Al... High rip current risk through Sunday evening for alz265-266.

Fl... High rip current risk through Sunday evening for flz202-204-206.

Ms... None.

Gm... None.

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Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
MHPA1 - Meaher Park, AL 8 mi54 min Calm 78°F 1020 hPa
WKXA1 - Weeks Bay Reserve, AL 10 mi99 min 73°F 1020 hPa71°F
WBYA1 11 mi54 min 83°F
PTOA1 11 mi54 min 80°F 69°F
MBPA1 12 mi54 min 77°F 69°F
MCGA1 - 8736897 - Coast Guard Sector Mobile, AL 12 mi54 min W 1.9 G 2.9 80°F 83°F1019.5 hPa
OBLA1 - 8737048 - Mobile State Docks, AL 13 mi54 min 79°F 80°F1019.4 hPa
BSCA1 - Bon Secour, AL 17 mi84 min NE 2.9 82°F 1019.3 hPa (+0.3)
CRTA1 - Cedar Point, AL 23 mi54 min NNW 2.9 82°F 1019.3 hPa
FMOA1 - 8734673 - Fort Morgan, AL 25 mi54 min NNW 2.9 G 4.1 84°F 1019.3 hPa
DPIA1 - Dauphin Island, AL 25 mi84 min Calm G 0 83°F 1019.4 hPa (+0.0)
PPTA1 26 mi54 min 80°F 1019.6 hPa
KATA1 - Katrina Cut, AL 29 mi84 min Calm -23°F 1020 hPa (+0.0)
GBRM6 31 mi144 min 76°F
GDXM6 - Grand Bay Reserve, MS 33 mi99 min N 1.9 78°F 1020 hPa75°F
PCLF1 - 8729840 - Pensacola, FL 36 mi54 min N 1.9 G 2.9 82°F 84°F1019.4 hPa
42012 - Orange Beach AL Buoy 39 mi104 min 2 ft
PNLM6 - 8741533 - Pascagoula NOAA Lab, MS 40 mi54 min 81°F
PTBM6 - 8741003 - Petit Bois Island, MS 42 mi60 min SSE 1 G 1 82°F 1019.1 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Sonny Callahan Airport, AL8 mi29 minN 07.00 miFair70°F69°F100%1019.3 hPa
Mobile, Mobile Downtown Airport, AL12 mi31 minN 010.00 miFair72°F71°F97%1019.4 hPa
Mobile, Mobile Regional Airport, AL22 mi28 minN 010.00 miFair73°F68°F84%1019.1 hPa
Jack Edwards Airport, AL22 mi29 minN 05.00 miFog/Mist70°F69°F99%1019.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Great Point Clear, Mobile Bay, Alabama
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Great Point Clear
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Sun -- 01:27 AM CDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 04:10 AM CDT     0.19 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 05:51 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 11:34 AM CDT     Last Quarter
Sun -- 12:39 PM CDT     Moonset
Sun -- 04:52 PM CDT     1.39 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:45 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Mobile (Mobile State Docks), Alabama
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Mobile (Mobile State Docks)
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Sun -- 01:27 AM CDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 05:07 AM CDT     0.20 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 05:51 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 11:34 AM CDT     Last Quarter
Sun -- 12:40 PM CDT     Moonset
Sun -- 05:55 PM CDT     1.49 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:46 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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