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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 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-GMZ501-250930-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE IS SLIDING EAST TODAY. A STRONG COLD
FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF THURSDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING INTO THE GULF AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ534-250930-
LAKE BORGNE-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

$$

GMZ532-250930-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.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
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 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 DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-250930-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

$$

GMZ555-557-250930-
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-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 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 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-250930-
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-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

$$

GMZ575-577-250930-
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-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

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GMZ570-572-250930-
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-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

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GMZ530-250930-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
331 PM CDT TUE MAR 24 2015

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

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