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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
310 PM 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-GMZ501-210400-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
310 PM 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.

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GMZ532-534-210400-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.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.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ536-538-210400-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
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 DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ555-557-210400-
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-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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 THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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GMZ550-552-210400-
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-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

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

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GMZ575-577-210400-
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-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

$$

GMZ570-572-210400-
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-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO
8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ530-210400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
310 PM CST TUE JAN 20 2015

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 1 SECOND. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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