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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by New Orleans/Baton Rouge (LIX)

                            
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

Pascagoula to Atchafalaya River Out to 60 mile

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-GMZ501-231015-
Synopsis Pascagoula to SW Pass Mississippi-
Synopsis SW Pass Mississippi River to Atchafalaya River-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will move through the northern Gulf
today. Moderate offshore flow is expected after the frontal 
passage and will persist through Wednesday. High pressure will 
shift east by the end of the of week and yield a moderate easterly
flow over the coastal waters Thursday and Friday. 

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GMZ534-231015-
Lake Borgne-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 3 feet. 
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers. 

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GMZ532-231015-
Mississippi Sound-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. 
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to
4 feet. Showers likely in the evening, then chance of showers
after midnight. 

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GMZ536-538-231015-
Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 15 to
20 knots with frequent higher gusts in the late evening. Waves 1 
to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 5 
feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to
5 feet. Showers likely in the evening, then chance of showers
after midnight. 

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GMZ555-557-231015-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 mile-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with frequent higher
gusts. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet with occasional 
seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Showers likely in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight. 

$$

GMZ550-552-231015-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 mile-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots with frequent higher
gusts. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 4 to 7 feet with occasional 
seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet subsiding
to 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet in the afternoon. Showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Chance of showers. 

$$

GMZ575-577-231015-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 mile-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25 
knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant 
period 7 seconds.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with 
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Showers likely in the
evening, then chance of showers after midnight. 

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GMZ570-572-231015-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 mile-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 mile-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25 
knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant 
period 7 seconds.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to
8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet building to 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas to 9 feet after midnight. Chance of showers.

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GMZ530-231015-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-
328 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots this evening. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 4 seconds. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers. 

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