Belle Fontaine, AL Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Belle Fontaine, AL

June 20, 2024 1:41 PM CDT (18:41 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 5:49 AM   Sunset 7:59 PM
Moonrise 7:08 PM   Moonset 4:14 AM 
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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.

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GMZ630 Northern Mobile Bay- 950 Am Cdt Thu Jun 20 2024

Rest of today - East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. A moderate chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of Thunderstorms late.

Tonight - East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop. A chance of showers with a slight chance of Thunderstorms in the evening.

Friday - East winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. A moderate chop.

Friday night - South winds around 5 knots, becoming north after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Smooth.

Saturday - Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Saturday night - Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop.

Sunday - South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunday night - Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop.

Monday - Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Monday night - Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and Thunderstorms after midnight.
winds and waves higher in and near Thunderstorms.

GMZ600 950 Am Cdt Thu Jun 20 2024

Synopsis - A moderate to strong easterly flow and rough seas will bring hazardous conditions to small craft today. Winds and seas will gradually diminish tonight into Saturday before winds return to a more southerly to southwesterly flow over the weekend into early next week.


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Area Discussion for - Mobile/Pensacola, FL
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FXUS64 KMOB 201816 AFDMOB

Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED National Weather Service Mobile AL 115 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

New AVIATION, NEAR TERM UPDATE

AVIATION
(18Z TAFS)
Issued at 115 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

VFR conditions are generally expected to remain prevalent across the region through 18Z Friday. The exception will be near isolated to scattered SHRA and possibly a TSRA or two that may develop across portions of south central/southwest AL and the western FL panhandle this afternoon into early this evening. Easterly winds will remain elevated between 8-13 knots with a few higher gusts this afternoon before diminishing by early this evening. /21

.NEAR TERM Issued at 115 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

A few showers and possibly an isolated thunderstorm or two may develop this afternoon, mainly over the southern part of forecast area along a plume of enhanced moisture translating westward along the southern periphery of a strong upper level ridge of high pressure building into the Tennessee and Mid-Mississippi Valley regions. Made some slight adjustments to POPs based on the latest forecast trends, but generally kept them between 20-40% coverage this afternoon along the moisture plume. High temperatures are on track to range in the upper 80s to lower 90s.

Area beaches continue to report rough surf and dangerous rip currents today with double red flags flying (water closed to public). The High Surf Advisory and High Rip Current Risk continues. Plan to allow the Coastal Flood Advisory for coastal portions of Alabama to expire on schedule at 2 PM. /21

MOB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
AL...Coastal Flood Advisory until 2 PM CDT this afternoon for ALZ263>265.

High Rip Current Risk through late Friday night for ALZ265-266.

High Surf Advisory until 6 PM CDT this evening for ALZ265-266.

FL...High Rip Current Risk through late Friday night for FLZ202-204- 206.

High Surf Advisory until 6 PM CDT this evening for FLZ202-204- 206.

MS...None.
GM...Small Craft Advisory until 3 PM CDT this afternoon for GMZ650- 655-670-675.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
MBPA1 3 mi53 min 85°F 69°F
MCGA1 - 8736897 - Coast Guard Sector Mobile, AL 6 mi53 minE 8G9.9 85°F 82°F30.17
PTOA1 8 mi53 min 88°F 67°F
OBLA1 - 8737048 - Mobile State Docks, AL 10 mi53 min 87°F 83°F30.19
EFLA1 11 mi53 min 85°F 69°F
WKXA1 - Weeks Bay Reserve, AL 17 mi116 minE 1.9 87°F 30.1873°F
DILA1 22 mi53 minESE 14G17 81°F 84°F30.16
GDXM6 - Grand Bay Reserve, MS 23 mi116 minE 8.9 82°F 30.2171°F
FRMA1 24 mi53 minE 14G17 82°F 30.1678°F
PNLM6 - 8741533 - Pascagoula NOAA Lab, MS 29 mi53 min 84°F
PTBM6 - 8741003 - Petit Bois Island, MS 33 mi53 minE 13G17 82°F 30.17
42012 - Orange Beach AL Buoy 45 mi41 minENE 16G19 81°F 83°F30.1676°F
PCLF1 - 8729840 - Pensacola, FL 48 mi53 minENE 1.9G6 89°F 30.17


Wind History for Coast Guard Sector Mobile, AL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherAirDewPtRHinHg
KBFM MOBILE DOWNTOWN,AL 4 sm48 minE 0710 smClear90°F63°F41%30.18
KMOB MOBILE RGNL,AL 11 sm45 minNE 1210 smMostly Cloudy88°F66°F49%30.18
KCQF H L SONNY CALLAHAN,AL 13 sm26 minE 0710 smMostly Cloudy86°F68°F55%30.16
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Tide / Current for Fowl River, Mobile Bay Entrance, Alabama
   
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Fowl River
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Thu -- 04:15 AM CDT     Moonset
Thu -- 05:50 AM CDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:02 AM CDT     1.90 feet High Tide
Thu -- 07:07 PM CDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:57 PM CDT     Sunset
Thu -- 11:10 PM CDT     -0.29 feet Low Tide
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Fowl River, Mobile Bay Entrance, Alabama, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Mobile Bay Entrance, Alabama Current
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Mobile Bay Entrance
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Thu -- 04:15 AM CDT     Moonset
Thu -- 04:16 AM CDT     2.18 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:50 AM CDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:27 AM CDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 04:30 PM CDT     -2.52 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 07:06 PM CDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 07:56 PM CDT     Sunset
Thu -- 10:33 PM CDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Mobile Bay Entrance, Alabama Current, knots
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0.8
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-1.5
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-2.3
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-2.5
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-2.5
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-1.5
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