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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 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-GMZ501-182230-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Cold high pressure building into the central gulf
coast will shift to the east Friday. A cold front will move
through the area Monday.

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GMZ534-182230-
Lake Borgne-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north near
5 knots late. Waves 2 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot late.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North winds near 5 knots. 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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ532-182230-
Mississippi Sound-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in the
afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers
likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ536-538-182230-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Waves 3 to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
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 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds near 15 knots becoming west late in the
afternoon. Waves 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.

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GMZ555-557-182230-
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-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots
late. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
likely through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.

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GMZ550-552-182230-
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-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots
late. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Showers
likely through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.

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GMZ575-577-182230-
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-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Patchy fog early in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest late in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.


$$

GMZ570-572-182230-
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-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Patchy fog early in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest late in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.


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GMZ530-182230-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
353 AM CST Thu Jan 18 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north near
5 knots late. Waves 2 to 3 feet subsiding to 1 foot late.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North winds near 5 knots. 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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.

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