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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
302 PM 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-GMZ501-230400-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
302 PM 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.

$$

GMZ534-230400-
LAKE BORGNE-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-230400-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

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

$$

GMZ536-538-230400-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-230400-
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-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
9 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 6 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN
UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.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.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-230400-
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-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE 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. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 3 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-230400-
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-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.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. RAIN UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-230400-
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-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-230400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
302 PM CST THU JAN 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET.

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