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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 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-GMZ501-170415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE
OUTERMOST COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
BEHIND THIS FRONT TODAY AND REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN IMPACT THE REGION LATE THURSDAY AND
INTO THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ534-170415-
LAKE BORGNE-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ532-170415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-170415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-170415-
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-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-170415-
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-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-170415-
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-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS EASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-170415-
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-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-170415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
913 AM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.

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