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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 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-GMZ501-241530-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLIDE EAST THROUGH TUESDAY. 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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GMZ534-241530-
LAKE BORGNE-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

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GMZ532-241530-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

$$

GMZ536-538-241530-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-241530-
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-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-241530-
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-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.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 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-241530-
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-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-241530-
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-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.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 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ530-241530-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1004 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 0 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. VISIBILITY
1 NM OR LESS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
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...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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