Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 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-GMZ501-280415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY
AND TONIGHT INCREASING THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING TOWARDS THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ534-280415-
LAKE BORGNE-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-280415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-280415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-280415-
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-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-280415-
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-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-280415-
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-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-280415-
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-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-280415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
913 AM CST MON FEB 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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