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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 609 PM CST Fri Dec 15 2017




Tonight: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.

Saturday: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 4 seconds.

Saturday Night: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers.

Sunday: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Monday: South winds near 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Monday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers.

Wednesday: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers.

Wednesday Night: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River LA out 20 nm (GMZ550)

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