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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 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-GMZ501-160415-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front pushing away from the coast this morning
will stall in the central gulf later today before returning
inland as a warm front late Saturday. Another cold front will move
through Sunday and will stall near the coast until another
reinforcing front moves through the Gulf late Tuesday.

$$

GMZ534-160415-
Lake Borgne-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers in the late morning and early
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ532-160415-
Mississippi Sound-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the late morning
and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 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 after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ536-538-160415-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers in the late morning and early
afternoon, then slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ555-557-160415-
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-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers in the late morning and early
afternoon, then slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day.
Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds after
midnight. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ550-552-160415-
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-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers in the late morning and early
afternoon, then slight chance of showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ577-160415-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 mile-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers late in the morning, then
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day.
Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ570-572-575-160415-
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-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Showers in the late morning and early afternoon, then chance of
showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day.
Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds after
midnight. Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ530-160415-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
924 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon. Chance of
showers in the late morning and early afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.

$$

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