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FZUS54 KLIX 201513
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
913 AM CST TUE JAN 20 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-GMZ501-210415-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
913 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE
WEST GULF THURSDAY AND PASS THROUGH THE REGION THROUGH FRIDAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK OVER THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ532-534-210415-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-
913 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ536-538-210415-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
913 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-210415-
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 JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST 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 IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-210415-
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 JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ575-577-210415-
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 JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ570-572-210415-
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 JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ530-210415-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
913 AM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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