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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 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-GMZ501-262200-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF
THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF AND SLIDE EAST OVER THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ534-262200-
LAKE BORGNE-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ532-262200-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-262200-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
0 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-262200-
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-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 25 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 7 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-262200-
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-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ575-577-262200-
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-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-262200-
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-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-262200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
414 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE. WAVES
1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
0 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 0 SECONDS.
.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.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

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