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Marine Weather and Tides
Pass Christian, MS

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Sunrise 6:48AMSunset 5:30PM Tuesday January 28, 2020 3:47 AM CST (09:47 UTC) Moonrise 10:18AMMoonset 10:01PM Illumination 12% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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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GMZ532 Mississippi Sound- 952 Pm Cst Mon Jan 27 2020
Rest of tonight..Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday..East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers late in the evening. Showers likely after midnight.
Wednesday..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the afternoon. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Wednesday night..North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Thursday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers after midnight.
Friday..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Friday night..North winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.
Saturday..Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Saturday night..Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
GMZ500 Synopsis Pascagoula To Sw Pass Mississippi- Synopsis Sw Pass Mississippi River To Atchafalaya River- 952 Pm Cst Mon Jan 27 2020
Synopsis. High pressure will build in from the north into Tuesday before the next low pressure system is expected to move west to east across the coastal waters mid week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pass Christian city, MS
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Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
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FXUS64 KLIX 280929 AFDLIX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION National Weather Service New Orleans LA 329 AM CST Tue Jan 28 2020

DISCUSSION. Zonal upper level flow is in place over the region with surface high pressure building in from the north. The eastward progression of the the ridge will allow for onshore flow to develop. This setup will bring warmer temperatures and increasing moisture to the local area today. Expect highs in the 60s.

A shortwave dropping out of the Rockies into the Central Plains today will be bringing the next chance of rain. Showers should be nudging in on the western fringe of the CWA this evening. POPS will peak after midnight, with nearly 100% coverage, which may include isolated thunderstorms. QPF totals are not expected to be very high, generally around 1/4". The back side of the main rain shield should be east of I-55 by daybreak Wednesday and the entire CWA before the sun sets. Weak cold air advection on the backside of the shortwave will bring down temps a few degrees on Thursday. Some locations probably won't reach 60 degrees.

The progressive pattern of rain every 2 to 3 days looks like it will persist through the rest of the week. Models show a trough more amplified than any others this week, to move across the Mississippi Valley Friday night. Southward digging of the base of the trough will reach into the western Gulf of Mexico off the TX coast Friday. This will bring a wide swath of showers across at least the southern half of the forecast area. Once it moves east of the CWA Friday night, finally should see at least a few consecutive dry days before the next system moves in.

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AVIATION. IFR vis and ceilings will remain in and out at each terminal until after sunrise. Then VFR ceilings will begin to become prevailing around BKN200. Ceilings expected to fall overnight but should remain more stable at OVC030 with some tempo decks at BKN003. Some -RA should start after midnight with the most widespread -SHRA moving in around or must after daylight Wed morning. The SHRA will move east with fropa Wed but the cigs will remain locked at the same levels.

MARINE. East winds today of 15kt will shift to west around 20kt after a cold front moves through during the day Wed. Winds will then become northerly and ease to 10-15kt Wed night into Thursday. Another cold front will begin to affect the area by the end of the week with east winds Thursday night around 15kt becoming southerly Friday and shifting to north around 20kt late Friday through Saturday. Winds will ease Saturday night and become more NW into the new week with high pressure settling into the north central gulf.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS. MCB 64 49 62 42 / 0 90 70 10 BTR 66 51 63 44 / 0 90 30 0 ASD 65 50 65 43 / 0 90 60 10 MSY 66 55 65 47 / 0 90 40 10 GPT 63 50 63 44 / 0 70 80 10 PQL 66 49 65 42 / 0 60 90 10

LIX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. LA . Dense Fog Advisory until 9 AM CST this morning for LAZ034>037- 039-040-046>050-071-072.

GM . None. MS . Dense Fog Advisory until 9 AM CST this morning for MSZ068>071- 077-080>082.

GM . None.


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
WYCM6 - 8747437 - Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS 14 mi54 min 49°F 55°F1017.1 hPa
42067 - USM3M02 30 mi48 min NE 7.8 G 9.7 54°F 2 ft1016.6 hPa (+0.3)
PNLM6 - 8741533 - Pascagoula NOAA Lab, MS 31 mi54 min 53°F
PTBM6 - 8741003 - Petit Bois Island, MS 32 mi54 min 51°F 1017 hPa
GDXM6 - Grand Bay Reserve, MS 38 mi63 min N 4.1 45°F 1018 hPa45°F
SHBL1 - 8761305 - Shell Beach, LA 38 mi54 min 52°F 57°F1017.1 hPa
KATA1 - Katrina Cut, AL 48 mi78 min NNE 6 50°F 1017.3 hPa

Wind History for Gulfport Outer Range, MS
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, MS13 mi55 minN 010.00 miFair42°F39°F89%1016.7 hPa
Keesler Air Force Base / Biloxi, MS18 mi52 minN 00.38 miFog/Mist43°F43°F99%1017.2 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KGPT

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Tide / Current Tables for Cat Island, Mississippi
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Tide / Current Tables for Ship Island, Mississippi Sound, Mississippi
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Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map
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Wind Forecast for New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA (4,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Mobile, AL
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Gulf Stream Current


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