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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1210 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014

.AVIATION...

...06Z AVIATION DISCUSSION...

CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPROVE FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. SOME LINGERING MODERATE RAINFALL AT KGPT THROUGH
AROUND 07Z SHOULD KEEP SOME IFR VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS IN PLACE.
AS THIS FINAL BAND OF PRECIPITATION MOVES EAST AFTER 07Z...VFR
CONDITIONS WILL BE THE RULE AT ALL OF THE TERMINALS THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD. THE BIGGEST ISSUE AFTER 08Z WILL
BE STRONG WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS IMPACTING KMSY AND KNEW THROUGH THE
MORNING HOURS. EXPECT TO SEE WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS OF 25 KNOTS OR HIGHER AT KNEW. AT KMSY...WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL BE SLIGHTLY WEAKER AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
KNOTS THROUGH AT LEAST 18Z TOMORROW.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
MCB  74  51  76  48 /  10   0   0   0
BTR  74  51  76  50 /  10   0   0   0
ASD  75  52  77  51 /  10   0   0   0
MSY  74  59  76  60 /  10   0   0   0
GPT  76  52  76  53 /  10   0   0   0
PQL  75  53  76  48 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
LA...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: BRETON SOUND...CHANDELEUR SOUND...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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS
     FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO
     THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE
     BORGNE...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS...AND
     MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

MS...NONE.
GM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 11 AM TUESDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING
     ZONES: BRETON SOUND...CHANDELEUR SOUND...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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM
     PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS
     FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
     RIVER OUT 20 NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO
     THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60
     NM...COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
     MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM...LAKE
     BORGNE...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS...AND
     MISSISSIPPI SOUND.

&&

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