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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 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-GMZ501-020415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST
GULF WILL SHIFT EAST THROUGH THE EARLY PART OF THE WEEK. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ534-020415-
LAKE BORGNE-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
NEAR 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ532-020415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES
TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ536-538-020415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ555-557-020415-
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-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. AREAS OF
FOG. ISOLATED SHOWERS. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ550-552-020415-
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-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ575-577-020415-
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-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ570-572-020415-
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-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

$$

GMZ530-020415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
928 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.

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