Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 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-GMZ501-280215-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN TEXAS TODAY AND MOVE ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AND THEN EAST OF THE AREA
BY TUESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA ON
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ534-280215-
LAKE BORGNE-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ532-280215-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-280215-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-280215-
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-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

GMZ550-552-280215-
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-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ575-577-280215-
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-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-280215-
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-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-280215-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1005 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...TORNADO WATCH 126 IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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