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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 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-GMZ501-231515-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING EAST ACROSS MISSISSIPPI WILL WEAKEN
AS IT MOVES EAST OF THE AREA MONDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
SETTLE OVER THE NORTH GULF THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
INTO THE GULF AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-231515-
LAKE BORGNE-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-231515-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-231515-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 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 DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-231515-
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-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 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 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-231515-
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-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-231515-
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-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.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 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-231515-
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-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-231515-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
945 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY
IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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