Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:49AM||Sunset 6:58PM||Friday September 22, 2017 7:19 PM CDT (00:19 UTC)||Moonrise 8:02AM||Moonset 7:48PM||Illumination 6%|
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|GMZ530 Lake Pontchartrain And Lake Maurepas- 316 Pm Cdt Fri Sep 22 2017 |
Tonight..Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight.
Saturday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Saturday night..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Sunday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday night..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday..East winds near 5 knots. Waves less than 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot.
Wednesday..Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming east late in the afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot.
Wednesday night..Southeast winds near 5 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Waves less than 1 foot.
|GMZ500 Synopsis Pascagoula To Sw Pass Mississippi- Synopsis Sw Pass Mississippi River To Atchafalaya River- 316 Pm Cdt Fri Sep 22 2017 |
Synopsis.. A large ridge of high pressure covering most of the eastern u.s. Will extend into the central gulf coast region. Weak easterly waves of lower pressure are expected to move across the northern gulf Saturday and Sunday, then high pressure is expected to rebuild over the region early next week.
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Norco, LAHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
|Fxus64 klix 222048|
area forecast discussion
national weather service new orleans la
348 pm cdt Fri sep 22 2017
A few showers and storms have developed this afternoon. These
storms should diminish over the next few hours as we lose daytime
heating. Expect more of the same for Saturday as an upper ridging
keeps convection at ease. We should expect seabreeze showers and
thunderstorms to develop Saturday. Temperatures will remain above
normal tomorrow. Going into Sunday, an upper level low is
expected to move into the area. This should increase vertical
motion in the atmosphere and showers and storm development and
coverage should be enhanced. Will maintain the 40 to 50 percent
pops for this timeframe the increase in cloud cover and
convection should allow temperatures to fall back to more normal
levels of late september in the middle to upper 80s.
On Monday expect the upper low to still have some influence over
the weather. Will continue to carry higher pops on Monday.
However, by Tuesday upper level ridging should effectively cap
the atmosphere through next Thursday. Strong convective
inhibition will be in place, and do not expect to see even much in
the way of cloud development. With a sinking airmass in place,
temperatures will easily climb well above normal in the lower 90s
both Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. At night, the dry air in
place should allow temperatures to fall into the middle to upper
60s at most spots. The weak boundary layer winds and still
relatively high dewpoints in the low levels should allow for some
fog formation Tuesday through Thursday nights.
ExpectVFR conditions to prevail through the period with generally
light winds. Isolated to scattered showers and storms may result
in brief restrictions at some terminals. Probability at any given
location is too low to include in the tafs at this time.
A large ridge of high pressure covering most of the eastern u.S. Is
expected to persist through early next week. A weak pressure
gradient with mostly light winds of 5 to 10 knots. The pressure
gradient increases some this weekend as a wave moves into the
area. Winds will increase into the 10 to 15 knot range late|
Saturday into Sunday. Waves will increase to around 3 feet. High
pressure will then build back into the region next week with a
return to light winds and calmer seas.
Dss code: green.
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 70 90 69 87 30 20 10 40
btr 71 90 70 89 30 20 10 40
asd 70 90 71 86 30 20 10 40
msy 75 89 75 86 30 20 10 40
gpt 72 88 72 85 30 20 10 40
pql 69 90 70 85 20 20 10 40
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|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|FREL1||6 mi||50 min||E 5.1 G 7||86°F||1011.8 hPa||74°F|
|CARL1||16 mi||50 min||79°F|
|NWCL1 - 8761927 - New Canal, LA||16 mi||50 min||SE 1 G 5.1||87°F||84°F||1012.8 hPa|
|BYGL1 - 8762482 - Bayou Gauche, LA||16 mi||50 min||WSW 2.9 G 4.1||83°F||85°F||1013.1 hPa|
|SHBL1 - 8761305 - Shell Beach, LA||41 mi||50 min||SE 7 G 8||84°F||89°F||1013.1 hPa|
|OSTF1 - Stennis Test Facility||49 mi||90 min||SSE 3.9 G 5.8||86°F||1013.4 hPa (-1.0)||73°F|
Wind History for East Bank 1, Norco, B. LaBranche, LA(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|New Orleans, New Orleans International Airport, LA||9 mi||4.4 hrs||ENE 7||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||91°F||71°F||52%||1014 hPa|
|New Orleans, New Orleans Lakefront Airport, LA||21 mi||4.4 hrs||NNE 5||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||90°F||73°F||59%||1013.3 hPa|
|New Orleans Naval Air Station - Alvin Callender Field, LA||24 mi||25 min||SE 4||10.00 mi||A Few Clouds||83°F||75°F||79%||1012.9 hPa|
Wind History from MSY (wind in knots)
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|East Bank 1 |
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Fri -- 04:17 AM CDT 0.23 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:49 AM CDT Sunrise
Fri -- 09:01 AM CDT Moonrise
Fri -- 09:31 AM CDT 0.29 feet High Tide
Fri -- 04:26 PM CDT 0.18 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:57 PM CDT Sunset
Fri -- 06:58 PM CDT 0.21 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:54 PM CDT 0.21 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 08:47 PM CDT Moonset
Fri -- 10:01 PM CDT 0.23 feet High Tide
Fri -- 11:18 PM CDT 0.22 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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|New Canal USCG station |
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Fri -- 12:44 AM CDT 0.25 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:39 AM CDT 0.33 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:48 AM CDT Sunrise
Fri -- 09:00 AM CDT Moonrise
Fri -- 01:49 PM CDT 0.21 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 03:06 PM CDT 0.22 feet High Tide
Fri -- 05:13 PM CDT 0.20 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:45 PM CDT 0.21 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:56 PM CDT Sunset
Fri -- 08:33 PM CDT 0.20 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 08:46 PM CDT Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Wind Forecast for New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA (20,4,5,8)(on/off)  Help
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