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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 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-GMZ501-060930-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL EXIT THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND
NORTH CENTRAL GULF SATURDAY AND SLOWLY SHIFT EAST BY SUNDAY.
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION SUNDAY AND PERSIST
THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ534-060930-
LAKE BORGNE-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ532-060930-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ536-538-060930-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ555-557-060930-
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 NM-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-060930-
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 NM-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ575-577-060930-
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 NM-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ530-060930-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
331 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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