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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

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-GMZ501-250415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST TODAY. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING INTO THE GULF AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-250415-
LAKE BORGNE-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1
SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ532-250415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2
SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-250415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ575-577-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-250415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-250415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1007 AM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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