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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

GMZ500-GMZ501-252200-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE COMBINATION OF A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE OVER
THE EASTERN UNITED STATES AND A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE
CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE TO OCCASIONALLY
STRONG EASTERLY WINDS THOUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A WEAK TROUGH OF
LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL GULF COAST
REGION ON SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ534-252200-
LAKE BORGNE-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. WATERS CALM.

$$

GMZ532-252200-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
LATE EVENING. WATERS CALM.

$$

GMZ536-538-252200-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WATERS CALM. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WATERS CALM.

$$

GMZ555-557-252200-
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-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ550-552-252200-
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-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

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

$$

GMZ575-577-252200-
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-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ570-572-252200-
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-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ530-252200-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
1018 AM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WATERS CALM. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WATERS CALM.

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