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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 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-GMZ501-221615-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL
MOVE EAST AND WEAKEN THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTH GULF COAST REGION SUNDAY AND SUNDAY
NIGHT WITH A COLD FRONT PUSHING SOUTH INTO THE GULF SUNDAY NIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FOR
EARLY NEXT WEEK. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH
THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ534-221615-
LAKE BORGNE-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
0 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ532-221615-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 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 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ536-538-221615-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ555-557-221615-
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-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ550-552-221615-
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-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ575-577-221615-
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-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ570-572-221615-
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-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ530-221615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1028 PM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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