940  
FZUS54 KLIX 220953  
CWFLIX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT TO 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 10 PERCENT OF THE WAVES.  
 
GMZ500-GMZ501-222215-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
SYNOPSIS FOR PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM
 
 
INCREASED ONSHORE WINDS AND ROUGHER SEAS ARE EXPECTED LATER TODAY AND  
TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE  
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING, AND THESE INCREASED WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE  
NORTH BEFORE SUBSIDING OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ530-222215-  
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS,  
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES  
AROUND 2 FEET, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, BECOMING WEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS, THEN  
AROUND 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ534-222215-  
LAKE BORGNE-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS,  
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS THIS  
AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET THIS  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS, THEN AROUND 2 FEET IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET IN  
THE EVENING, THEN 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ532-222215-  
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS,  
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS EARLY. WAVES  
2 TO 4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.  
WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ536-538-222215-  
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS,  
BECOMING SOUTHWEST WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS EARLY. WAVES 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS, DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET IN THE EVENING, THEN 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS, THEN  
AROUND 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. WAVES AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ555-557-222215-  
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 NM-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS LATE THIS  
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ550-552-222215-  
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 NM-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS LATE THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET. PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE  
MORNING.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING WEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ575-577-222215-  
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 NM-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
20 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ572-222215-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT  
FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS EARLY. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ570-222215-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA  
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
353 AM CST THU FEB 22 2024  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO  
30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET, OCCASIONALLY TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 KNOTS,  
BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS, THEN  
AROUND 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET,  
OCCASIONALLY TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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