Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 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-GMZ501-240415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH TOMORROW. A FAST
MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING BACK IN OVER THE WEEKEND. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM SHOULD PASS
JUST NORTH OF THE AREA ON MONDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING BACK IN
BY TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ534-240415-
LAKE BORGNE-
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-240415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ536-538-240415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 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 SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-240415-
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 THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-240415-
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 THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR
35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 35 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-240415-
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 THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-240415-
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 THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-240415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
913 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES
2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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