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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
929 AM CST MON FEB 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-GMZ501-232315-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTH AND WEST CENTRAL
GULF OF MEXICO TODAY AND BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE CENTRAL GULF ON
TUESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL DEVELOP OVER THE WESTERN GULF ON
TUESDAY NIGHT THEN STRENGTHEN AND MOVE EAST-NORTHEAST ACROSS THE
NORTH CENTRAL GULF COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ534-232315-
LAKE BORGNE-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-232315-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.
WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-232315-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ557-232315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ552-555-232315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-232315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-232315-
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-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-232315-
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-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-232315-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
929 AM CST MON FEB 23 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

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