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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 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-GMZ501-222200-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG GULF LOW WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT. A STRONG FRONT WILL SWEEP IN BEHIND THIS LOW TOMORROW...ALLOWING
HIGH PRESSURE TO SETTLE IN FOR THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ534-222200-
LAKE BORGNE-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ532-222200-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ536-538-222200-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN
LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY
EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-222200-
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-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY
IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 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.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-222200-
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-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

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GMZ575-577-222200-
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-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE
LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. 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 IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 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 EASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-222200-
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-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE
LATE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. LIGHT RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 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 EASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. 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
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ530-222200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
945 AM CST THU JAN 22 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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