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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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-GMZ501-212215-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE OHIO VALLEY WILL RIDGE
INTO THE NORTH GULF TODAY BEFORE DRIFTING EASTWARD MONDAY. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY
NIGHT. COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO
THROUGH WEDNESDAY BEFORE SETTLING OVER THE GULF STATES THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ534-212215-
LAKE BORGNE-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ532-212215-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO
LESS THAN 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ536-538-212215-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ555-557-212215-
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-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING
TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-212215-
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-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING TO
6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-212215-
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-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-212215-
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-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS BUILDING TO
8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-212215-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
322 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

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