Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 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-GMZ501-272200-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONT HAS STALLED OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
MORNING AND WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. ANOTHER LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM SHOULD THEN MOVE INTO THE PLAINS ON FRIDAY AND
IMPACT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HIGH PRESSURE
SHOULD THEN MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS BY MONDAY.

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GMZ534-272200-
LAKE BORGNE-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ532-272200-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-272200-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-272200-
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-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-272200-
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-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-272200-
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-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-272200-
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-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-272200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
950 AM CDT THU APR 27 2017

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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