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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 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-GMZ501-172230-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN IMPACT THE REGION BEGINNING
ON FRIDAY AND CONTINUING INTO SATURDAY. THE LOW WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE GULF COAST STATES ON SATURDAY...ALLOWING HIGH
PRESSURE TO BUILD IN FOR SUNDAY.

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GMZ534-172230-
LAKE BORGNE-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ532-172230-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ536-538-172230-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ555-557-172230-
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-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ550-552-172230-
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-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ575-577-172230-
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-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ570-572-172230-
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-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ530-172230-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
334 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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