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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22NM ESE 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
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 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. Seas 4 to 6 feet. dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday
Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 feet nearshore building to 10 feet offshore with occasional seas to 12 feet. dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
North winds 25 to 35 knots with gusts to near 50 knots. Seas 3 feet nearshore building to 14 feet offshore with occasional seas to 16 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.
Monday
Northwest winds 25 to 35 knots. Seas 3 feet nearshore building to 15 feet with occasional seas to 18 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Dominant period 7 seconds in the afternoon. showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
West winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Dominant period 5 seconds after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 435 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018
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