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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 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-GMZ501-310715-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE EASTERN UNITED
STATES OVER THE WEEKEND. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE
AGAIN WILL MOVE ACROSS THE EASTERN UNITED STATES TUESDAY. LOW
PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST AT MIDWEEK.

$$

GMZ534-310715-
LAKE BORGNE-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ532-310715-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ536-538-310715-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ555-557-310715-
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-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ550-552-310715-
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-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ575-577-310715-
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-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ570-572-310715-
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-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$

GMZ530-310715-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1220 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY.

$$







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