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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 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-GMZ501-202245-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO
WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OF THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY. AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY 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.

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GMZ534-202245-
LAKE BORGNE-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-202245-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

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

$$

GMZ536-538-202245-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS
OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ555-557-202245-
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-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-202245-
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-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-202245-
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-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE LATE MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF
FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF
FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ570-572-202245-
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-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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GMZ530-202245-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
438 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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