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Louisiana Coastal Marine Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
256 PM CST Sun Feb 5 2023

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. 


GMZ570-572-060915-
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-
256 PM CST Sun Feb 5 2023

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast late. Seas
2 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet, building to 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to
6 feet after midnight. A slight chance of showers. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet,
occasionally to 5 feet. A chance of showers, mainly in the morning. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas around 3 feet, building to 4 to 5 feet, occasionally
to 6 feet after midnight. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely
in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots, becoming west after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 feet, occasionally to
5 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
250 PM CST Sun Feb 5 2023

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

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.


GMZ470-060930-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
250 PM CST Sun Feb 5 2023

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots, becoming west in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Showers
likely with a chance of thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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