Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 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-GMZ501-221030-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW  PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO BUILD IN
TOMORROW AND THEN SLIDE TOWARD THE EASTERN GULF BY THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT SHOULD THEN SWING THROUGH THE REGION
FRIDAY NIGHT WITH A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN FOR
THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-221030-
LAKE BORGNE-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

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GMZ532-221030-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 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 BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-221030-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1
FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-221030-
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-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-221030-
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-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20
TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-221030-
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-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20
TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-221030-
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-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20
TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ530-221030-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
321 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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