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Milton, FL

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Sunrise 6:18AMSunset 4:50PM Thursday November 21, 2019 3:29 PM CST (21:29 UTC) Moonrise 1:46AMMoonset 2:50PM Illumination 28% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 24 days in cycle
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Marine Forecasts
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GMZ655 Expires:201911220915;;621133 Fzus54 Kmob 212111 Cwfmob Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Mobile Al 311 Pm Cst Thu Nov 21 2019 Gulf Coastal Waters Okaloosa Walton County Line 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. Winds And Seas Will Be Higher In And Around Thunderstorms. Gmz650-655-220915- Coastal Waters From Pensacola Fl To Pascagoula Ms Out 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl To Pensacola Fl Out 20 Nm- 311 Pm Cst Thu Nov 21 2019
Tonight..Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots becoming south. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.
Friday..South winds 8 to 13 knots diminishing to 3 to 8 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.
Friday night..South winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday..Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of Thunderstorms. Showers in the afternoon.
Saturday night..Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
Sunday..Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots diminishing to 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Sunday night..Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds.
Monday..North winds 3 to 8 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.
Monday night..South winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Tuesday..South winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.
Tuesday night..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of Thunderstorms.
GMZ600 Synopsis For Pascagoula Ms To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl Out 60 Nm Including Major Area Bays And Sounds- 311 Pm Cst Thu Nov 21 2019
Synopsis..Light to occasionally moderate onshore flow persists through Friday. SEa fog may develop Friday night into early Saturday with a few storms also possible Saturday ahead of the cold front. In the wake of the front, offshore winds develop overnight Saturday into Sunday. Winds and seas briefly relax and turn onshore again on Monday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Milton city, FL
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Area Discussion for - Mobile/Pensacola, FL
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FXUS64 KMOB 211812 AFDMOB

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Mobile AL 1212 PM CST Thu Nov 21 2019

DISCUSSION. See updated information for land areas and aviation discussion below.

UPDATE. Clouds will continue to slide into the area from the west throughout the day, which will keep high temperatures in the mid to low 70s. Today's forecast is on track with only minor adjustments needed to the dewpoint temperatures this afternoon. 07/mb

AVIATION. 18Z issuance . High clouds continue to stream into the region from the west this morning. Despite the additional cloud cover, VFR conditions persist through this evening at the TAF sites. Some model guidance is keying in on a lower cloud deck developing over the Gulf waters and spreading inland along the coast during the overnight hours. For now, MVFR ceilings were added at the coastal TAF sites during the early morning hours. 07/mb

PREV DISCUSSION. /issued 535 AM CST Thu Nov 21 2019/

DISCUSSION . Updated for latest aviation discussion below.

AVIATION . 12Z issuance . VFR conditions will continue today with light easterly winds becoming southeasterly throughout the day. Mid to high clouds will begin to move in from the west by late afternoon into the evening hours. BB/03

PREV DISCUSSION . /issued 438 AM CST Thu Nov 21 2019/

NEAR TERM /Now Through Thursday night/ . The mid-level ridge axis will begin the day centered over the middle Tennessee Valley and slowly push east and weaken as a shortwave trough lifts northeast out of the central Great Plains. At the surface, high pressure will slowly drift south and east off the Mid-Atlantic coast. A weak surface trough associated with the shortwave will dive southeast into the Mid-Mississippi valley. This will lead to winds becoming more southerly throughout the day. With southerly flow comes the steady surge of moisture from the Gulf. An increase in moisture throughout the day and very very weak but non- zero potential vorticity advection will lead to increasing cloud coverage from northwest to southeast during the afternoon and into the evening hours.

Despite good insolation during the morning, I kept temperatures only a degree or two above guidance due to the increasing cloud cover and increasing low level moisture making it slightly harder to heat up. Highs will remain in the mid 70s with lower 70s along the coast. Increasing clouds will also lead to slightly warmer lows tomorrow night. Lows will range from near 60 at the coast to 50s inland. BB/03

SHORT TERM /Friday Through Saturday night/ . An upper low pressure system centered on the lee side of the Colorado Rockies is expected to take an east-northeast track to over over the Midwest/Mid Atlantic region juncture through the Short Term. A weak to moderate cold front associated with this upper system moves over the Plains Friday before crossing the Lower Mississippi River Valley Friday night. Timing of this front crossing the forecast area has become a bit more consistent in the guidance than previous days, with a general 12z Saturday morning to 00z Saturday evening time frame of passage. Friday through Friday night, rain showers are expected to being overspreading the forecast area Friday night from the northwest. A few thunderstorms mixing in with the rain is possible closer to the passing upper low (northwestern-most portions of the forecast area in our case), but am not expecting rumbles for most of the area Friday night due to limited instability. An additional item for the forecast is fog chances Friday night. With water temperatures in near coastal and protected waters in the low to mid 60s, and 70-75 degree air from over the central Gulf flow over this water, a chance of advection sea fog returns to the forecast area. The statistical guidance is indicating the likely-hood of fog developing south of Highway 84, but is conservative in visibilities dropping to 1sm or less. Have put fog in the forecast late Friday evening and thickening, before the approaching rain begins to mix the fog out after midnight Friday night. Am hesitant to put dense wording in at this time. Not to forget temperatures, am expecting enough daytime heating ahead of the expected increasing cloud cover for temperatures to rise into the mid to upper 70s over the forecast area Friday. Friday night, with the continued southerly flow, continued thickening of the cloud cover and increasing coverage of fog, overnight low temperatures well above seasonal norms and approaching normal high temperatures for the date closer to the coast. Lows in the 60s expected.

Saturday through Saturday night, enough instability is indicated for a few thunderstorms to mix in with the rain showers along and ahead of the front. The precipitation should move southeast of land portions of the forecast area by late Saturday afternoon and the marine portion of the forecast area Saturday evening. Any residual fog will quickly mix out Saturday morning ahead of the approaching rain. With cooler air overspreading the area behind the front during the day, a northwest to southeast gradient of high temperatures is expected Saturday. High temperatures in the mid to upper 60s northwestern portions of the area to mid 70s well southeast of I-65. Temperatures Saturday night are expected to drop into the mid 40s northwest of I-65 to low 50s along the coast. /16

LONG TERM /Sunday Through Wednesday/ . Passing shortwave energy maintains a shallow upper trough over the Southeast Sunday through Monday. Combined with cool northerly flow on the front side of approaching low level high pressure, temperatures below seasonal norms are expected through Monday. The Southeast comes under southwesterly upper level flow as the low level high pressure moves east of the forecast area and southerly flow returns, temperatures rise to above seasonal levels. Increasing southerly flow and associated moisture levels will bring a return of rainshowers to the forecast are Tuesday. A weak cold front will move south and stall along the northern Gulf coast Tuesday night through Wednesday, bringing a drop in temperatures to below seasonal norms mid week. /16

MARINE . Easterly winds will eventually become more onshore today as the surface high drifts southeast over the western Atlantic. Increasing onshore flow Friday night will lead to the potential for sea fog as better moisture and warmer temperatures surge north ahead of an approaching cold front. Seas and winds will increase Saturday as the pressure gradient strengthens ahead of the front. A few thunderstorms could be possible ahead and along the front Saturday. Behind the boundary, moderate northwesterly flow will develop Saturday night into Sunday before relaxing Sunday night into Monday. Given the moderate flow ahead and behind the front, a small craft advisory will likely be needed for the weekend. BB/03

MOB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. AL . High Rip Current Risk from Saturday morning through late Saturday night for ALZ265-266.

FL . High Rip Current Risk from Saturday morning through late Saturday night 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
PCLF1 - 8729840 - Pensacola, FL 17 mi60 min SSE 1 G 2.9 70°F 61°F1021.2 hPa
PPTA1 36 mi60 min 69°F 1021.3 hPa
WBYA1 44 mi60 min 60°F
WKXA1 - Weeks Bay Reserve, AL 44 mi105 min 74°F 1021 hPa60°F
42012 - Orange Beach AL Buoy 47 mi40 min ESE 3.9 G 7.8 71°F 70°F2 ft1020.8 hPa61°F
MHPA1 - Meaher Park, AL 48 mi60 min SSW 4.1 67°F 1020.7 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Milton, Whiting Field South, FL7 mi94 minS 710.00 miMostly Cloudy72°F57°F61%1020.2 hPa
Milton - Whiting Field Naval Air Station North, FL8 mi94 minSSE 710.00 miMostly Cloudy71°F57°F61%1020.2 hPa
Pensacola - Pensacola International Airport, FL13 mi37 minE 810.00 miFair66°F61°F84%1021.3 hPa
Hurlburt Field, FL22 mi94 minSE 710.00 miPartly Cloudy70°F60°F73%1021.2 hPa
Pensacola Naval Air Station, FL23 mi94 minESE 810.00 miMostly Cloudy71°F61°F71%1021.1 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Milton, Blackwater River, Pensacola Bay, Florida
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Milton
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Thu -- 12:46 AM CST     Moonrise
Thu -- 05:36 AM CST     1.21 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:19 AM CST     Sunrise
Thu -- 01:50 PM CST     Moonset
Thu -- 04:22 PM CST     0.36 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:48 PM CST     Sunset
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Tide / Current Tables for Lora Point, Escambia Bay, Pensacola Bay, Florida
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Lora Point
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Thu -- 12:46 AM CST     Moonrise
Thu -- 04:32 AM CST     1.21 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:19 AM CST     Sunrise
Thu -- 01:50 PM CST     Moonset
Thu -- 03:38 PM CST     0.36 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 04:49 PM CST     Sunset
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