Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT TO 60 MILE

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ500-GMZ501-292115-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN
GULF TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY
WILL IMPACT THE WATERS ON THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO
BUILD BACK OVER THE AREA BY FRIDAY. THE HIGH SHOULD BE EAST OF THE
AREA BY SATURDAY. ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SHOULD THEN IMPACT
THE COASTAL WATERS ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ532-534-292115-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ536-538-292115-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ555-557-292115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 MILE-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ550-552-292115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 MILE-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ575-577-292115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 MILE-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ570-572-292115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 MILE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 MILE-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ530-292115-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
330 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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