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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 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-GMZ501-170430-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal boundary will begin drifting north as an
area of low pressure forms in the west Gulf today. 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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GMZ534-170430-
Lake Borgne-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. Chance of
showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of showers
early in the morning. Showers likely late in the morning, then
showers and chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Thunderstorms likely early in the
morning. Showers likely through the day. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

$$

GMZ532-170430-
Mississippi Sound-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight. Chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of showers
early in the morning. Showers in the late morning and afternoon.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after
midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms until late afternoon.
Showers likely through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in
the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

$$

GMZ536-538-170430-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog in the late evening and
early morning. Chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of showers
early in the morning. Showers in the late morning and afternoon.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms until early
morning. Chance of showers through the night.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms until late
afternoon. Chance of showers through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west late in
the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds.

$$

GMZ555-557-170430-
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-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog
until early morning. Chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of
showers in the morning, then showers and chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms until early
morning. Chance of showers through the night.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
Chance of showers through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in
the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds.

$$

GMZ550-552-170430-
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-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Patchy fog
until early morning. Chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog
in the morning. Showers likely in the morning. Chance of
thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. Showers in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms until early
morning. Chance of showers through the night.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Slight chance of thunderstorms early
in the morning. Chance of showers through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in
the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds.

$$

GMZ575-577-170430-
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-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Patchy fog
until early morning. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight
chance of showers early in the morning, then showers likely late
in the morning. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely early in the evening.
Chance of thunderstorms until early morning. Chance of showers in
the late evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in
the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.

$$

GMZ570-572-170430-
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-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds near 15 knots rising to 15 to 20
knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance
of showers late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Patchy fog
until early morning. Slight chance of showers early in the
evening. Chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely and
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of thunderstorms until early
morning. Chance of showers through the night.
.MONDAY...South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 7 seconds. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in
the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.

$$

GMZ530-170430-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
934 AM CST Sat Dec 16 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the late evening
and overnight. Patchy fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Patchy fog in the morning. Showers likely early
in the morning. Showers in the late morning and afternoon. Chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Thunderstorms likely early in the
morning. Showers likely through the day. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the late morning and early afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or
less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest late
in the afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight, then becoming southeast after midnight. Waves 1 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

$$



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