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Louisiana Coastal Marine Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
405 AM CST Sun Mar 3 2024

Pascagoula to Atchafalaya River out to 60 NM

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 10 percent of the waves. 


GMZ570-572-032230-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port
Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
405 AM CST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Areas of fog
early this morning. A slight chance of showers late this morning. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Patchy dense fog in the evening. Widespread dense fog after
midnight. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning,
then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Widespread dense
fog in the morning. Patchy dense fog in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet. Showers with thunderstorms
likely in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally to 5 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 3 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas around
3 feet. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
310 AM CST Sun Mar 3 2024

Coastal waters from the Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High 
Island TX out 60 nautical miles including Sabine and 
Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion and Cote Blanche Bays

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the
highest one third of the waves, along with the occasional 
height of the average highest ten percent of the waves.


GMZ470-032215-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
310 AM CST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Areas of
dense fog this morning, then patchy fog this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Areas of dense fog. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Areas of
fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Showers likely. A chance of thunderstorms in the evening,
then thunderstorms likely after midnight. Patchy fog after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning. Patchy fog in
the morning. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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