Heavy Rainfall Threat to the South from Possible Tropical/Subtropical System Over the Weekend

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula has a High chance of developing into a tropical or subtropical depression in the Gulf over the Memorial Day Weekend. This system has the potential to bring heavy rainfall to portions of the Gulf Coast over the next 5-7 days. The threat of rip currents will also steadily increase along the Gulf from FL to LA over the holiday weekend.
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Last Update: 435 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

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23NM N Pilottown LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A surface low currently near the Yucatan coast will likely move into the lower Gulf of Mexico by this weekend. This low should affect the north central gulf region late this weekend into early next week.

Today
Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming south in the late morning and afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tonight
South winds near 5 knots becoming east after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Sunday
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North winds 25 to 35 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
North winds 25 to 35 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 25 to 35 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. dominant period 4 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Waves 3 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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Last Update: 435 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018
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