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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 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-GMZ501-121615-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move through the area late tonight
followed by another cold front Thursday night.

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GMZ534-121615-
Lake Borgne-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.

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GMZ532-121615-
Mississippi Sound-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet.

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GMZ536-538-121615-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots rising to 20 to 25
knots after midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds near 20 knots in the morning easing to
around 15 knots in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with
occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. 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.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with
occasional waves to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less
building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.

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GMZ557-121615-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 mile-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots rising to 20 to 25
knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots easing to near
10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 1 to
2 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds near 10 knots becoming south in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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GMZ550-552-555-121615-
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-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.  Seas building to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. Chance of showers through the night.
.FRIDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to
4 feet after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ577-121615-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 mile-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers through the night.
Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds near 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ570-572-575-121615-
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-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Seas building to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas building to 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds after
midnight. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ530-121615-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
945 PM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming southwest in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less.

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