Unsettled Across the West; Increasingly Rainy with a Few Storms in the South

A frontal system will bring heavy precipitation, including mountain snowfall to much of the Pacific Northwest, northern California, and portions of the Rockies through Tuesday. Elsewhere, wet weather will return to much of the South with locally heavy rainfall; a few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible in this region by Tuesday.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 330 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017




Today: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog early in the morning. Chance of showers through the day.

Tonight: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog.

Tuesday: Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Patchy fog early in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers.

Wednesday: West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Thursday: Northeast winds near 5 knots becoming southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Thursday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Friday: South winds near 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Southwest winds near 15 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM (GMZ572)

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