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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1022 PM 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-GMZ501-261615-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE IS EAST OF THE AREA. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...BRINGING GUSTY WINDS AND HAZARDOUS SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-261615-
LAKE BORGNE-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.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 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ532-261615-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.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.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-261615-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

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

$$

GMZ555-557-261615-
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-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.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.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-261615-
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-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT 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 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 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-261615-
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-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 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
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.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.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-261615-
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-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-261615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1022 PM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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