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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 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-GMZ501-232145-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will remain over the coastal waters
through today. A weak front will approach the coast Thursday and
stall inland. At the same time, a tropical depression or storm
is very likely to form in the southwest gulf today or tonight and
move into Texas late in the week or the weekend.

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GMZ534-232145-
Lake Borgne-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming southwest after
midnight, then becoming northwest after midnight. Waves less than
1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ532-232145-
Mississippi Sound-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east late in the
morning, then becoming south in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds near 5 knots becoming northwest in the
late evening. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period
4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ536-538-232145-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming west after
midnight, then becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 4 to 6 feet
with occasional waves to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.


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GMZ555-557-232145-
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-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late. Seas
1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds near 5 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ550-552-232145-
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-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast late.
Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5
feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ575-577-232145-
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-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 knots becoming south late. Seas 2
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds near 5 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5
feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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GMZ570-572-232145-
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-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 knots becoming southeast late. Seas 2
feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5
feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ530-232145-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
420 AM CDT Wed Aug 23 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds near 5 knots. Waves less than 1 foot.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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