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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 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-GMZ501-161400-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal boundary will become stationary over the
central Gulf tonight and then begin drifting north as an area of
low pressure forms in the west Gulf Saturday. A front will then
stall over the Gulf States Sunday and Monday before pushing east
Tuesday. Cold high pressure will then build into the north Gulf
Tuesday and Wednesday.

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GMZ534-161400-
Lake Borgne-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance
of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the evening. Slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers
after midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers.

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GMZ532-161400-
Mississippi Sound-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East 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. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds near 10 knots becoming
southeast in the late evening. Waves 2 feet. Slight chance of
showers.

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GMZ536-538-161400-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds near 10 knots. Waves 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east in the
late morning and afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the
late evening. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.


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GMZ555-557-161400-
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-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers
through the night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
in the late evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers.


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GMZ550-552-161400-
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-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 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. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance
of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ577-161400-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 mile-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to near 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet.
Seas subsiding to 4 feet after midnight. Dominant period 4
seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning, then
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds near 15 knots becoming east in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
in the late evening. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.


$$

GMZ575-161400-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to near 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after
midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely in the evening. Slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 3 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds near 15 knots becoming east in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south
in the late evening. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.


$$

GMZ570-572-161400-
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-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to near 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet after
midnight. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning, then showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south in the
late evening. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.


$$

GMZ530-161400-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
910 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers through the
night.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after
midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds near 5 knots. Waves less than 1 foot.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds near 10 knots becoming southeast in
the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less.

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