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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
307 PM 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-GMZ501-170400-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA THROUGH
TOMORROW. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN IMPACT THE REGION
BEGINNING ON THURSDAY AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. THE LOW
WILL PULL TO THE EAST ON SATURDAY...ALLOWING HIGH PRESSURE TO
BUILD IN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ534-170400-
LAKE BORGNE-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...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 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 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 15 TO 20 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...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ532-170400-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.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 1 SECOND.
.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...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 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ536-538-170400-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.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 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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GMZ555-557-170400-
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-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 5 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.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH 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.

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GMZ550-552-170400-
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-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 5 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 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.

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GMZ575-577-170400-
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-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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 NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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.

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GMZ570-572-170400-
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-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 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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GMZ530-170400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
307 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 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 1 SECOND.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 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 NEAR 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...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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