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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
345 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MID-AFTERNOON...

.A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTH-
CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO WAS USHERING A PUSH OF COOLER AIR INTO THE
NORTHERN GULF. THIS WILL RESULT IN A FEW HOURS OF STRONG AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS BEFORE WINDS RELAX A BIT AS THE LOW PRESSURE AREA
MOVES FARTHER AWAY.

GMZ532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-201745-
/O.NEW.KLIX.SC.Y.0052.141220T0945Z-141220T2100Z/
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
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-
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-
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-
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-
345 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...NORTHWEST NEAR 20 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT HIGHER GUSTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

24/RR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ532-202215-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS GUSTS 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. WAVES
3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ534-202215-
LAKE BORGNE-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR
LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL
EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 1 SECOND. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ536-538-202215-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS GUSTS 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL WAVES TO 6 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ550-552-202215-
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-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ555-557-202215-
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-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ570-572-202215-
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-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 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.

GMZ575-577-202215-
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-
343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET.

$$

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
332 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ475-202200-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
332 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM MID MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
254 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED TONIGHT...

.A SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. STRONG NORTH
TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL OCCUR WITH AND JUST BEHIND THE LOW DURING
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
DECREASE ON SATURDAY MORNING AS THE LOW MOVES OFF TO THE EAST.

GMZ475-201500-
/O.EXB.KLCH.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-141220T1500Z/
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
254 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING.


* WINDS AND SEAS: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  GUSTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
OR WAVE HEIGHTS 7 FEET OR HIGHER ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE
HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...
ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID
NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
454 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-202300-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
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-
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-
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-
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-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
454 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

UPDATED FOR TUESDAY HAZARDS TIMING

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...
SOUNDS AND LAKE BORGNE UNTIL 3 PM CST FOR NORTHERLY WINDS AROUND
20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS MAINLY THIS MORNING AND EARLY
AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE OUTLOOK AREA
TUESDAY. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AND A FEW MAY
BECOME MARGINALLY SEVERE PRIOR TO FRONTAL PASSAGE TUESDAY. THE
MAIN CONCERNS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...SOME LARGE HAIL AND
ISOLATED TORNADOES.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO DEVELOP
TUESDAY AHEAD OF FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH STRONG ONSHORE FLOW. SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL THEN BE REQUIRED AND POSSIBLY GALE WARNINGS
MAY BE POSTED FOR LATE TUESDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTER FRONTAL
PASSAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH MONDAY. THERE MAY
BE A NEED FOR ACTIVATION TUESDAY.

$$

24/RR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
451 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-211100-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
451 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY AND THIS EVENING AS
NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS CONTINUE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

STRONG NORTHERLY WIND WILL DEVELOP BEHIND A COLD FRONT TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 KNOTS AND GUSTS OVER GALE FORCE
POSSIBLE. SEAS WILL ALSO INCREASE TO 6 TO 9 FEET.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
451 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
211100-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
451 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY BE STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
NONE.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
433 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-211045-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
433 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT WILL CONTINUE OVER THE OPEN GULF
WATERS AND THE LOWER END OF MOBILE BAY INCLUDING THE MISSISSIPPI
SOUND EAST OF PASCAGOULA THROUGH MIDDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE MARINE
AREA AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT ON TUESDAY AND IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. A FEW STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT ON
TUESDAY.

$$

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