Arctic Front Slides Southward; Heavy Rainfall Potential Across the South and for Hawaii

An arctic front will slowly drift southward this weekend. This will focus snow, locally heavy, from the Intermountain West, Rockies, Plains, and Great Lakes and eventually into the Northeast. Dangerously cold wind chills behind this arctic front are forecast for most of the Plains this weekend. Moisture will increase across the Gulf Coast and the State of Hawaii where flooding concerns increase.
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23NM ENE Pilottown LA

Marine Point Forecast

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  • Today

    Mostly Sunny

    ESE 15kt
    1-3ft

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Chance Showers

    SE 15kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 64 °F

  • Sunday

    Showers Likely

    SSE 10kt
    4ft

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms

    SW 10kt
    4-5ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    4-5ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    Light Wind
    3-4ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    E 10kt
    3ft

    High: 68 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Mostly Cloudy

    E 10kt
    2ft

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Mostly Cloudy

    SSE 10kt
    2ft

    High: 69 °F


High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 4:17 am CST Jan 28, 2023
Forecast Valid: 6am CST Jan 28, 2023-6pm CST Feb 3, 2023

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Detailed Forecast


Synopsis: Surface high pressure has moved east of the area, and winds have responded by shifting to a southeast direction across the open waters. Winds and seas will build a bit today and tonight as the pressure gradient tightens. A frontal boundary will become stationary over or near the coastal waters by Monday. A series of low pressure systems will produce unsettled conditions through Thursday.

Today
ESE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 3 ft.
Tonight
SE wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Sunday
SE wind around 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7am. Seas around 4 ft.
Sunday Night
SW wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Monday
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
Monday Night
Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly cloudy. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
Tuesday
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft.
Tuesday Night
E wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.
Wednesday
SSE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

*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: 29.28°N 88.84°W
Last Update: 4:17 am CST Jan 28, 2023
Forecast Valid: 6am CST Jan 28, 2023-6pm CST Feb 3, 2023
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