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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 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-GMZ501-172245-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Cold high pressure is building into the gulf coast and
will eventually move to the east by the end of the week.


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GMZ534-172245-
Lake Borgne-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 knots. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots easing to near 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 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. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ532-172245-
Mississippi Sound-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 knots. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots easing to near 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 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. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ536-538-172245-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Waves 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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 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. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west after
midnight. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ555-557-172245-
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-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 feet nearshore to 8
feet offshore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Chance of
showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ550-552-172245-
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-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 feet nearshore to 8
feet offshore. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Chance of
showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ575-577-172245-
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-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 30 knots with gusts to gale force.
Seas 8 to 10 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of light rain
early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Chance of
showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ570-572-172245-
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-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

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

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
light rain early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas to 10 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Waves or
Seas subsiding to 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Waves or Seas subsiding to 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Chance of
showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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GMZ530-172245-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
406 AM CST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 knots. Waves 3
to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots easing to near 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 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. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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