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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1029 AM 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-GMZ501-220415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN AND
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.

$$

GMZ534-220415-
LAKE BORGNE-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

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

$$

GMZ532-220415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

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

$$

GMZ536-538-220415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 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 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ555-557-220415-
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-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

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

$$

GMZ550-552-220415-
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-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-220415-
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-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-220415-
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-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

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

$$

GMZ530-220415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1029 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

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

$$

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