Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 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-GMZ501-191615-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SHIFT EAST TOWARD THE AREA
TONIGHT AND THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY...FORCING A COLD
FRONT THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN BUILD INTO THE AREA IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT AND SHIFT EAST
ACROSS THE GULF COAST REGION THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ534-191615-
LAKE BORGNE-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ532-191615-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH 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 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ536-538-191615-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

$$

GMZ555-557-191615-
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-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.

$$

GMZ550-552-191615-
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-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ575-577-191615-
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-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ570-572-191615-
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-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$

GMZ530-191615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1018 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

$$


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