Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 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-GMZ501-211600-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY AND TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO
BUILD IN TOMORROW AND THEN SLIDE TOWARD THE EASTERN GULF BY
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT SHOULD THEN SWING THROUGH
THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING IN FOR THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ534-211600-
LAKE BORGNE-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-211600-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-211600-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING, THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-211600-
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-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. LIGHT
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-211600-
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-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-211600-
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-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
LATE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. LIGHT
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-211600-
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-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-211600-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
328 AM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

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