Click on the map below for the point forecast or on the links to the right for the zone forecast. 

Please Note: Being a forecast for a single point, the point forecast is very specific and mariners should also be aware of weather conditions in the surrounding area. Forecast information for the surrounding area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics. Be aware, the forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

Tide Information

Tide Report Text Product

North Mobile Bay Chandeleur Sound
South Mobile Bay Pascagoula to Stake Island out to 20 NM 
Mississippi Sound Alabama Pascagoula to Stake Island 20 to 60 NM out 
Perdido Bay Area Breton Sound
Pensacola Bay Area including Santa Rosa Sound  Boothville to SW Pass out to 20 NM
Choctawhatchee Bay Stake Island to SW Pass 20 to 60 NM out
Pensacola to Pascagoula out to 20 NM
Pensacola to Pascagoula 20 to 60 NM Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS Mobile
Destin to Pensacola out to 20 NM  Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS Tallahassee
Destin to Pensacola 20 to 60 NM out  Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS New Orleans
Apalachicola to Destin out to 20 NM  Middle Gulf of Mexico beyond 60 NM 
Apalachicola to Destin 20 to 60 NM out  Eastern Gulf of Mexico beyond 60 NM
Mississippi Sound Other Marine Forecasts from the NWS
Yellow Square Legend for Observation Sites   Observations Disclaimer

A Mariner's Guide to Marine Weather Services
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Mariner’s Guide For Hurricane Awareness In The North Atlantic Basin
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Sea Surface Temperatures
Daily AnalysisLoopMore... Colored Field Contoured Field Filled Contour Local MODIS SST
Daily Sea Surface Temperature SST Colored Field SST Contoured Field SST Filled Contour MODIS Sea Surface Temperature

Marine MOS Products
GFS Marine MOS Forecast Guidance
GFS Text Messages By Station List
Eta/NAM Marine MOS Forecast Guidance
Eta/NAM Text Messages By Station List
Marine MOS Description
Marine MOS Buoy Station Table

Surf Zone Forecasts
From NWS Mobile
From NWS Tallahassee

Satellite and Radar Imagery
Offshore Visible (daytime) Satellite Picture
Gulf and Eastern States Infra-Red Satellite Picture
Gulf, Carribean, and Atlantic Visible Picture
Gulf, Carribean, and Atlantic Infra-Red Picture
Gulf, Carribean, and Atlantic Water Vapor Picture
Radar Links

Other Links
Tropical Cyclone Information
National Buoy Data Center
Sunrise/Sunset Times
Mariner's Weather Log
National Safe Boating Council
Coastal Observations
West Mobile
Mobile Downtown
Gulf Shores

NAS Pensacola
NAS Whiting Field
Eglin AFB
Hurlburt Field
Panama City
Tyndall AFB


Keesler AFB

Marine Observations
Dauphin Island
Buoy 42012
Buoy 42040
Buoy 42039
Southwest Pass
Panama City
Panama City Beach
Fort Morgan
Middle Bay Light
Mobile State Docks
Meaher Park

Mobile Bay PORTS®
Western Gulf

Eastern Gulf

Marine Observation Text Product
SWAN Wave Model

SWAN Wave Model

Local Graphical Forecast

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