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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 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-GMZ501-270415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER TENNESSEE WILL MOVE EAST TODAY. ONSHORE FLOW
RETURNS BY LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY AHEAD OF AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE. A COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE NORTH GULF WEDNESDAY
NIGHT WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN ITS WAKE.

$$

GMZ534-270415-
LAKE BORGNE-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-270415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-270415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-270415-
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-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-270415-
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-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-270415-
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-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-270415-
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-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. WAVES OR
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-270415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
924 AM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...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. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

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