Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
955 PM 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-GMZ501-241615-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGHT THE NORTH GULF FRIDAY
NIGHT WITH COOLER HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A
LOW PRESSURE SYTEM AND ASSOCIATED WEAKER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE NORTH GULF MONDAY...BUT THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
STATIONARY TUESDAY BEFORE ADVANCING THROUGH THE NORTH GULF
WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ534-241615-
LAKE BORGNE-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
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.

$$

GMZ532-241615-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PATCHY DENSE FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 1 MILE OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. VISIBILITY
1 MILE OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ536-538-241615-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
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 NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 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 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ555-557-241615-
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-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 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. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 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 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-241615-
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-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

$$

GMZ575-577-241615-
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-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-241615-
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-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

$$

GMZ530-241615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
955 PM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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

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