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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 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-GMZ501-260430-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGE OF 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.

$$

GMZ534-260430-
LAKE BORGNE-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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 IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-260430-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

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

$$

GMZ536-538-260430-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-260430-
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-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-260430-
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-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-260430-
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-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR
35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-260430-
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-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-260430-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1006 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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