Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 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-GMZ501-181615-
SYNOPSIS PASCAGOULA TO SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER-
SYNOPSIS SW PASS MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FOR THE WEEKEND.
HOWEVER...ANOTHER STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL
PASS THROUGH THE AREA ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ534-181615-
LAKE BORGNE-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 NEAR 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN
1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ532-181615-
MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ536-538-181615-
CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 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 SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ555-557-181615-
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-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 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 WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ550-552-181615-
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-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ575-577-181615-
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-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 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 FOOT OR LESS
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. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ570-572-181615-
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-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST 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...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS NEAR 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

GMZ530-181615-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-
922 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.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 TO 2 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS NEAR 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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