NWS Marine Forecast


   GMZ500-GMZ501-181615-  1017 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024      .SYNOPSIS FOR PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM...    Surface high pressure will be in the vicinity of the northeastern  Gulf of Mexico through the forecast period. Winds will be light and  generally southerly across the outer waters, with varying directions  near shore depending on diurnal trends. Isolated to scattered  thunderstorms will bring higher, variable direction winds in their  vicinity. Waterspouts will be possible mainly during the morning  hours.    $$
   GMZ550-552-181615-  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 NM-  1017 PM CDT Wed Jul 17 2024    OVERNIGHT  Southeast winds 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots,  becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, subsiding to 1 to 2  feet. Wave Detail: Southeast 2 feet at 4 seconds, becoming south 2  feet at 4 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. A  chance of showers and thunderstorms late.  THURSDAY  Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.  Wave Detail: South 1 foot at 4 seconds. Thunderstorms likely.  Showers.  THURSDAY NIGHT  South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.  Wave Detail: South 1 foot at 4 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms. A  chance of showers in the evening, then showers after midnight.  FRIDAY  Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Wave  Detail: Southwest 1 foot at 3 seconds and southeast 1 foot at  6 seconds. Thunderstorms likely. Showers.  FRIDAY NIGHT  South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less, then  1 to 2 feet after midnight. Wave Detail: Southeast 1 foot at  5 seconds, becoming south 1 foot at 3 seconds and southeast 1 foot  at 6 seconds. A chance of thunderstorms. Showers.  SATURDAY  Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet in the  morning, then 1 foot or less. Wave Detail: South 1 foot at  3 seconds. Thunderstorms likely. Showers.  SATURDAY NIGHT  South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.  Wave Detail: South 1 foot at 4 seconds. A chance of showers and  thunderstorms in the evening, then showers with thunderstorms likely  after midnight.  SUNDAY  Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Wave  Detail: South 1 foot at 5 seconds. Showers with thunderstorms  likely.  SUNDAY NIGHT  South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less, then  1 to 2 feet after midnight. Wave Detail: Southeast 1 foot at  4 seconds, becoming south 2 feet at 4 seconds. A chance of  thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers  after midnight.  MONDAY  South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Wave Detail:  South 2 feet at 5 seconds. Showers with thunderstorms likely.  MONDAY NIGHT  Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. A  chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then  showers likely after midnight.    Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.    $$