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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 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-GMZ501-240415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN TO THE AREA TODAY
BEFORE QUICKLY SLIDING EAST. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE
NORTH GULF THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE GULF
AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-240415-
LAKE BORGNE-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-240415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
SLIGHT 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
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-240415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO
6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-240415-
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-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
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
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-240415-
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-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

$$

GMZ575-577-240415-
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-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-240415-
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-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

$$

GMZ530-240415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1018 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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