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FZUS54 KLIX 290901
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 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-GMZ501-292130-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE APPALACHIANS WILL MOVE TOWARDS
FLORIDA TODAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SWING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
LATE TONIGHT. SURFACE RIDGE BUILDING IN FROM THE NORTH WILL
QUICKLY SHIFT EASTWARD OVER THE WEEKEND BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

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GMZ534-292115-
LAKE BORGNE-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-292130-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-292130-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
1 SECOND IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ557-292130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-292130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-292130-
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-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ575-577-292130-
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-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ570-572-292130-
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-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-292130-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
301 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

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