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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 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-GMZ501-060515-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
MORNING. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL GULF ON FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ534-060515-
LAKE BORGNE-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ532-060515-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ536-538-060515-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES
3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ555-557-060515-
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-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 45
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ550-552-060515-
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-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ575-577-060515-
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-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ570-572-060515-
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-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ530-060515-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1021 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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