Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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-GMZ501-210100-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL
GULF OF MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE NORTH GULF THROUGH SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL BE APPROACHING THE NORTHWEST GULF MONDAY AND BRING AN
INCREASE IN ONSHORE FLOW LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. COLD FRONT
BRINGS A WIND SHIFT AND COLD AIR INTO THE NORTH GULF LATE TUESDAY.
GALE CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR A PERIOD OF TIME TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY OVER PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS.

$$

GMZ534-210100-
LAKE BORGNE-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WAVES 2 TO 4
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-210100-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS GUSTS 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS 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.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-210100-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS GUSTS 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS 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.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. 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...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-210100-
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-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-210100-
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-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

GMZ575-577-210100-
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-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET 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 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-210100-
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-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET 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 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ530-210100-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
930 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

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