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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 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-GMZ501-182215-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD INTO
THE WEEKEND BEFORE ANOTHER SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE REGION ON TUESDAY.
THERE IS A CHANCE FOR RAIN TONIGHT...FRIDAY...FRIDAY NIGHT... AND
TUESDAY.

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GMZ534-182215-
LAKE BORGNE-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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GMZ532-182215-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 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 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
NEAR 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.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.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ536-538-182215-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

GMZ555-557-182215-
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-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

GMZ550-552-182215-
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-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

GMZ575-577-182215-
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-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

$$

GMZ570-572-182215-
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-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

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GMZ530-182215-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
339 AM CST THU DEC 18 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 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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