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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 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-GMZ501-270330-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move quickly through the the coastal waters this
morning. Another fast-moving cold front will sweep through  the
coastal waters Friday. High pressure will then settle over the
coastal waters for the upcoming weekend.

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GMZ534-270330-
Lake Borgne-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers early in the morning.

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west late in
the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ532-270330-
Mississippi Sound-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds near 10 knots becoming southeast late in the
afternoon. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ536-538-270330-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east early in the
afternoon, then becoming south late in the afternoon. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ555-557-270330-
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-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast late in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ550-552-270330-
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-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ575-577-270330-
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-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ570-572-270330-
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-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers early
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds near 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ530-270330-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
946 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers early in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds near 5 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds near 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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