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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT 60 NM

GMZ500-GMZ501-172145-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST OF THE AREA
TODAY. A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE NORTH
CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO TONIGHT AND TRACK NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN REBUILD OVER THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION OVER
THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ532-534-172145-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-LAKE BORGNE-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NEAR
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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GMZ536-172145-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 5 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT.

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GMZ557-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 5 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 SUBSIDING TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ550-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS CALM.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ577-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ570-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ538-172145-
BRETON SOUND-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO A FOOT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ555-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ575-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ572-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ530-172145-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WATERS CALM.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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GMZ552-172145-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
350 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS CALM.

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