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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 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-GMZ501-161400-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN BEHIND THIS FRONT TUESDAY AND
REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL THEN
IMPACT THE REGION FOR BOTH THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
THEN BUILD BACK OVER THE AREA FOR THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ534-161400-
LAKE BORGNE-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT
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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ532-161400-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. 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 NEAR 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ536-538-161400-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ555-557-161400-
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-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
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 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ550-552-161400-
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-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
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 2 TO
3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ575-577-161400-
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-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 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 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ570-572-161400-
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-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 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. CHANCE OF
RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ530-161400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
930 PM CST MON DEC 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NEAR 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT 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 IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.

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