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Buras, LA

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7/25/2019 New feature in the Airports section gives a link to 5 minute updates for data reports.

Sunrise 6:51AMSunset 7:18PM Sunday March 29, 2020 12:17 PM CDT (17:17 UTC) Moonrise 10:06AMMoonset 12:00AM Illumination 31% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 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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GMZ552 Expires:202003292200;;257704 Fzus54 Klix 291507 Cwflix Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service New Orleans La 1007 Am Cdt Sun Mar 29 2020 Pascagoula To Atchafalaya River Out To 60 Mile 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. Gmz550-552-292200- Coastal Waters From Port Fourchon La To Lower Atchafalaya River La Out 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From The Southwest Pass Of The Mississippi River To Port Fourchon Louisiana Out 20 Mile- 1007 Am Cdt Sun Mar 29 2020
Rest of today..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Tonight..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Monday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Monday night..South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight. Slight chance of Thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday..West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning.
Tuesday night..North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Wednesday..Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots easing to 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Wednesday night..East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Thursday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Thursday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
GMZ500 Synopsis Pascagoula To Sw Pass Mississippi- Synopsis Sw Pass Mississippi River To Atchafalaya River- 1007 Am Cdt Sun Mar 29 2020
Synopsis..A weak front will stall along the coast and dissipate today. A low pressure system will then begin to develop over the plains tonight and drive a cold front through the waters late Monday night and Tuesday. High pressure will settle over the waters behind this front for Wednesday and Thursday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Buras, LA
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Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
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FXUS64 KLIX 291457 AFDLIX

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service New Orleans LA 957 AM CDT Sun Mar 29 2020

UPDATE. Strong dry air advection behind the front has pushed dewpoints and relative humidity values lower than previously anticipated. Dewpoints are now in the lower to middle 50s across a large portion of the forecast area. Only extreme coastal Louisiana continues to see higher dewpoints in the lower 70s as they are still on the warm side of the front. The front has started to slow in forward progression based on satellite trends, and expect to see it stall along or just off the Louisiana coast in the next few hours. Have also updated the weather forecast to remove rain chances for the remainder of today due to the drier airmass that is in place. Temperatures are on track, so no adjustments to expected afternoon highs in the lower 80s were made.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. MCB 80 62 79 67 / 0 0 40 90 BTR 80 63 81 69 / 10 0 30 80 ASD 82 64 82 69 / 10 0 10 60 MSY 81 69 82 72 / 10 0 10 50 GPT 81 65 79 70 / 10 0 10 60 PQL 84 63 83 68 / 10 0 10 60

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
KDLP 13 mi23 min S 6 75°F 73°F
GISL1 - 8761724 - Grand Isle, LA 16 mi48 min S 5.1 G 8.9 79°F
42093 21 mi138 min 74°F3 ft
PILL1 23 mi48 min S 7 G 7 74°F 60°F1019.7 hPa
PSTL1 - 8760922 - Pilot's East, SW Pass, LA 28 mi48 min SE 2.9 G 5.1
BURL1 - Southwest Pass, LA 29 mi78 min 6 G 6
KXPY 31 mi23 min NE 5.1 G 9.9 81°F 70°F
LOPL1 - Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, LA 34 mi71 min SE 6 G 7 76°F 3 ft1020.1 hPa71°F
SHBL1 - 8761305 - Shell Beach, LA 40 mi48 min 75°F 80°F1020.2 hPa
KMIS 43 mi23 min S 4.1
KMDJ 45 mi23 min SE 8 75°F 73°F

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Airport Reports
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Link to 5 minute data for KBVE

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Tide / Current Tables for Bastian Island, Mississippi River Delta, Louisiana
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Bastian Island
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Sun -- 06:51 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:05 AM CDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 01:22 PM CDT     0.99 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:15 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Quatre Bayous Pass, Mississippi River Delta, Louisiana
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Quatre Bayous Pass
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Sun -- 02:59 PM CDT     1.11 feet High Tide
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Wind Forecast for New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA (13,3,4,5)
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