Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats in the South

Organized severe thunderstorms capable of producing mainly large hail and perhaps damaging winds are expected across portions of Louisiana this afternoon with a second round further west tonight. Heavy thunderstorms may lead to flash flooding over portions of the northern Gulf Coast today through Saturday. Several inches of excessive rainfall are possible with Flash Flood Watches in effect.
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Marine Point Forecast

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  • This
    Afternoon

    Sunny

    W 6kt
    < 1ft

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Mostly Clear

    E 8kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 68 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    E 9kt
    < 1ft

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    SSE 8kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    S 12kt
    < 1ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    SW 9kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Sunny

    SW 9kt
    < 1ft

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    S 7kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    S 13kt
    1ft

    High: 80 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 1:02 pm CDT Apr 13, 2021
Forecast Valid: 4pm CDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 19, 2021

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure in place will keep calm and pleasant boating conditions over the next couple of days with winds below 15 knots. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible across the northern half of the Gulf waters by Thursday afternoon as a weakening cold front moves towards the area. Winds and seas will likely remain below headline and advisory criteria through the period. However, an area of low pressure moving into the Eastern Gulf will enhance shower and thunderstorm activity by Sunday and persisting into the first half of the work week.

This Afternoon
W wind around 6 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
WNW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming E after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday
E wind 7 to 9 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Wednesday Night
SW wind 5 to 8 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday
SSE wind 9 to 12 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Thursday Night
SW wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday
SW wind 7 to 9 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Friday Night
WSW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming S after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
S wind 9 to 13 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 26.56°N 82.17°W
Last Update: 1:02 pm CDT Apr 13, 2021
Forecast Valid: 4pm CDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 19, 2021
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