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Marine Weather and Tides
Norco, LA

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What's New / NOTES
6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:51AMSunset 6:54PM Monday September 25, 2017 10:47 PM CDT (03:47 UTC) Moonrise 10:44AMMoonset 9:43PM Illumination 30% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ530 Lake Pontchartrain And Lake Maurepas- 1017 Pm Cdt Mon Sep 25 2017
Rest of tonight..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday..Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming southeast late in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday night..Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday..Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Friday..North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Friday night..North winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday..Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
Saturday night..Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
GMZ500 Synopsis Pascagoula To Sw Pass Mississippi- Synopsis Sw Pass Mississippi River To Atchafalaya River- 1017 Pm Cdt Mon Sep 25 2017
Synopsis..A weak trough of low pressure over the north central gulf of mexico will push west through tonight. Otherwise, weak high pressure will build over the region Tuesday and Wednesday. A cold front is expected to push through the coastal waters Thursday night into Friday.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Norco, LA
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Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service new orleans la
754 pm cdt Mon sep 25 2017

Sounding discussion...

the sounding this evening has easterly winds through 700 mb and
there are still a couple spotty showers in that easterly flow.

The chance for these brief showers will continue tonight and early
tomorrow morning, mainly near coastal areas. Winds are northerly
above 500 mb from being under the western side of an upper low. Pw
is above average at 1.9 inches.

Krautmann

Prev discussion issued 409 pm cdt Mon sep 25 2017
short term...

weak upper low is over the forecast area and is triggering a few
showers and thunderstorms over the area. This upper low will
weaken and rain chances will come down tomorrow and lower to a dry
forecast on Wednesday. Temperatures will be in the upper 80s to
low 90s over the next few days. Overnight lows will be in the 70s.

Long term...

mid level ridging will be in place through Thursday. Guidance
points to a cold front... Well cool front with little to no
moisture moving through the area Friday into Friday night. Drier
and cooler air will move into the area behind the front for the
weekend. Medium range models struggle with timing location of
shortwaves beyond Sunday. Moisture return begins as high pressure
along the atlantic coast turns winds onshore. Have maintained a
blend of guidance in the long range. Temperatures should cool into
the mid 80s by the weekend and overnight lows will dip into the
60s. Little to no rain is expected at this point in time.

Aviation...

isolated showers will continue to develop over coastal areas and
south of tidal lakes this afternoon affecting kgpt, knew, kmsy
and khum. This activity will push west and develop more inland
later in the afternoon. Will carry tempo for TS most TAF sites and
use vicinity sh for kmcb and kbtr. There will be a chance of MVFR
to brief ifr conditions at a few airports due to patchy fog late
tonight early Tuesday morning. 18
marine...

a weak trough of low pressure over the north central gulf of mexico
will push west through tonight. Ridge of high pressure will build
just to the east of the coastal waters through the late Wednesday.

Winds and seas will collapse mid week with light southeast flow of
10 knots and seas of 3 feet or less during this period. A cold front
is expected to push through the coastal waters Thursday night into
Friday. Cool air advection off of brisk north winds over warm warmer
will cause waves to respond upward to 5 to 6 feet well offshore
Friday and Saturday nights. 18
decision support...

dss code: green.

Deployed: none.

Activation: none.

Activities: none.

Decision support services (dss) code legend
green = no weather impacts that require action.

Blue = long-fused watch, warning, or advisory in effect or
high visibility event.

Yellow = heightened impacts with short-fused watch, warning or
advisory issuances; radar support.

Orange = high impacts; slight to moderate risk severe; nearby
tropical events; hazmat or other large episodes.

Red = full engagement for moderate risk of severe and or
direct tropical threats; events of national significance.

Preliminary point temps pops
Mcb 69 88 70 91 10 30 10 10
btr 70 89 71 91 10 30 10 10
asd 70 88 71 91 30 30 10 10
msy 74 88 74 90 30 40 10 10
gpt 71 87 73 90 40 30 10 10
pql 69 88 70 91 40 30 10 10

Lix watches warnings advisories
La... None.

Gm... None.

Ms... None.

Gm... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FREL1 6 mi48 min ENE 8.9 G 11 81°F 1010.8 hPa (+1.0)75°F
CARL1 16 mi48 min 80°F
NWCL1 - 8761927 - New Canal, LA 16 mi48 min E 2.9 G 2.9 79°F 83°F1011.8 hPa (+1.0)
BYGL1 - 8762482 - Bayou Gauche, LA 16 mi48 min E 1 G 1.9 77°F 85°F1011.8 hPa (+0.9)
SHBL1 - 8761305 - Shell Beach, LA 41 mi48 min E 7 G 8 80°F 85°F1012 hPa (+1.0)
OSTF1 - Stennis Test Facility 49 mi58 min Calm G 1.9 73°F 1012.7 hPa (+0.8)72°F

Wind History for East Bank 1, Norco, B. LaBranche, LA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport, LA9 mi55 minE 510.00 miPartly Cloudy79°F72°F79%1012 hPa
New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport, LA21 mi55 minE 710.00 miMostly Cloudy81°F73°F77%1011.3 hPa
New Orleans Naval Air Station - Alvin Callender Field, LA24 mi53 minN 010.00 miPartly Cloudy74°F73°F97%1011.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for East Bank 1, Norco, Bayou Labranche, Louisiana
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East Bank 1
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Mon -- 06:51 AM CDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 11:43 AM CDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 11:43 AM CDT     0.38 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:53 PM CDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:42 PM CDT     Moonset
Mon -- 11:24 PM CDT     0.11 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for New Canal USCG station, Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana
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New Canal USCG station
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Mon -- 06:50 AM CDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:27 AM CDT     0.38 feet High Tide
Mon -- 11:42 AM CDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 06:52 PM CDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:41 PM CDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA (23,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
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