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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 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-GMZ501-212200-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER
SOUTHERN TEXAS TONIGHT AND MOVE INTO WEST GULF THURSDAY AND PASS
THROUGH THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK
OVER THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND.


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GMZ532-534-212200-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ536-538-212200-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

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

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GMZ555-557-212200-
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-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

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GMZ550-552-212200-
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-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.

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GMZ575-577-212200-
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-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

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GMZ570-572-212200-
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-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

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GMZ530-212200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
949 AM CST WED JAN 21 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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