Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50
000
FZUS54 KLIX 040956
CWFLIX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

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-GMZ501-041600-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL REMAIN IN
CONTROL THROUGH TONIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH
THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY THURSDAY. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE
GULF ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM OVER THE
WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO SUNDAY...AND IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS ON MONDAY.

$$

GMZ534-041600-
LAKE BORGNE-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ532-041600-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ536-538-041600-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ555-557-041600-
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-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ550-552-041600-
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-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ575-577-041600-
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-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ570-572-041600-
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-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ530-041600-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
356 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

32




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.