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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

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-GMZ501-122115-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO WILL
WEAKEN THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM NORTH.
THIS FRONT WIL MOVE INTO THE NORTH GULF WATERS TONIGHT WITH COLD
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ITS WAKE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. AN AREA OF
LOW PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
TO BRING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE NORTH GULF MONDAY NIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE NORTH GULF TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ534-122115-
LAKE BORGNE-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-122115-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-122115-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ555-557-122115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-122115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-122115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-122115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-122115-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
259 AM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

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