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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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-GMZ501-170515-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong arctic cold front will move off the coast
today with cold high pressure building in its wake through late
Wednesday. The high will then move to the east by the end of the
week.

$$

GMZ534-170515-
Lake Borgne-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with frequent higher
gusts. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with
occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers early in the evening. Slight chance of light
freezing rain and snow in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to less than
1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds near 5 knots becoming north
after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers in the evening.

$$

GMZ532-170515-
Mississippi Sound-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with frequent higher
gusts. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with
occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of
showers, slight chance of light freezing rain and snow in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots easing to near 5 knots
early in the afternoon, then becoming southwest late in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or
Seas subsiding to less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds near 5 knots becoming north in
the late evening. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming southeast in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers in the evening.

$$

GMZ536-538-170515-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers late in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with
occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of light freezing
rain late in the evening, then slight chance of light rain after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet with
occasional waves to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers in the evening.

$$

GMZ555-557-170515-
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-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers late in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet building
to 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of light freezing
rain in the evening, then slight chance of light rain after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the evening.

$$

GMZ550-552-170515-
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-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of
showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight
chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of light freezing
rain late in the evening, then slight chance of light rain after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the evening.

$$

GMZ575-577-170515-
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-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots with frequent higher gusts late in the afternoon. Seas 1
to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of light
freezing rain late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet building
to 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 6
seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Chance of light
freezing rain late in the evening, then slight chance of light
rain after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet subsiding
to 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Dominant period 6
seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots easing to near
15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the
day.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Chance of showers in the
evening.

$$

GMZ570-572-170515-
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-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds. Slight chance of showers and light freezing rain late in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers in the evening. Chance of light freezing rain late in the
evening, then slight chance of light rain after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Chance of showers in the
evening.

$$

GMZ530-170515-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
1015 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with frequent higher
gusts. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of
light freezing rain and slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Chance of snow late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with
occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of
light freezing rain and snow in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Waves or Seas subsiding to less than 1 foot. Dominant period
4 seconds in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds near 5 knots becoming east after
midnight, then becoming northeast after midnight. Waves less than
1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers in the evening.

$$



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