Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 6:48AM||Sunset 5:30PM||Tuesday January 28, 2020 3:47 AM CST (09:47 UTC)||Moonrise 10:18AM||Moonset 10:01PM||Illumination 12%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pass Christian city, MSHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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.
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 StationsEDIT (on/off)  Help NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|WYCM6 - 8747437 - Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS||14 mi||54 min||49°F||55°F||1017.1 hPa|
|42067 - USM3M02||30 mi||48 min||NE 7.8 G 9.7||54°F||2 ft||1016.6 hPa (+0.3)|
|PNLM6 - 8741533 - Pascagoula NOAA Lab, MS||31 mi||54 min||53°F|
|PTBM6 - 8741003 - Petit Bois Island, MS||32 mi||54 min||51°F||1017 hPa|
|GDXM6 - Grand Bay Reserve, MS||38 mi||63 min||N 4.1||45°F||1018 hPa||45°F|
|SHBL1 - 8761305 - Shell Beach, LA||38 mi||54 min||52°F||57°F||1017.1 hPa|
|KATA1 - Katrina Cut, AL||48 mi||78 min||NNE 6||50°F||1017.3 hPa|
Wind History for Gulfport Outer Range, MS(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
Airport ReportsEDIT (on/off)  Help Click EDIT to display multiple airports. Follow links for more data.
|Gulfport - Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, MS||13 mi||55 min||N 0||10.00 mi||Fair||42°F||39°F||89%||1016.7 hPa|
|Keesler Air Force Base / Biloxi, MS||18 mi||52 min||N 0||0.38 mi||Fog/Mist||43°F||43°F||99%||1017.2 hPa|
Link to 5 minute data for KGPT
Wind History from GPT (wind in knots)
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Wind Forecast for New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA (4,6,7,8)(on/off)  Help
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