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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 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-GMZ501-201400-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO
WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OF THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY. AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE THROUGH SUNDAY WITH A COLD FRONT
PUSHING SOUTH INTO THE GULF SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
IN BEHIND THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ534-201400-
LAKE BORGNE-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

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

$$

GMZ532-201400-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

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

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GMZ536-538-201400-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-201400-
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-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-201400-
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-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS LESS THAN
1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-201400-
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-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECOND.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-201400-
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-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-201400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
930 PM CDT THU MAR 19 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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