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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 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-GMZ501-041000-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IS CURRENTLY PUSHING THROUGH THE OUTER
COASTAL WATERS. STRONG COLD AIR ADVECTION AND HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN TONIGHT. SURFACE HIGH WILL SLOWLY MOVE IN FROM THE WEST
BEFORE CENTERING OVER THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-041000-
LAKE BORGNE-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-041000-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2
SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 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 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-041000-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-041000-
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-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ550-552-041000-
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-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 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 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-041000-
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-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ570-572-041000-
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-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 T0 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-041000-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
350 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2
SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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