Beta Nears the Texas Coast; Teddy Brings Swells and Rip Currents to the East Coast

Beta will bring the risk of flooding from the middle Texas coast to southeast Louisiana. Life-threatening storm surge may occur along portions of the Texas and Louisiana coast through Tuesday. Rainfall will also gradually spread across Southeast U.S. through the week. Hurricane Teddy will remain in the Atlantic but bring swells, dangerous surf, and rip currents to much of the east coast.
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Last Update: 402 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 2020

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12NM NW New Orleans LA

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

Synopsis: Tropical Storm Beta, located over the western Gulf of Mexico, is slowly but steadily approaching the Texas coast with landfall expected tonight. Meanwhile, high pressure over the eastern U.S. is interacting with the circulation of Beta to provide strong easterly flow across the coastal waters. Refer to the latest advisories issued by the National Hurricane Center regarding Tropical Storm Beta.

Today
East winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to near 35 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet with occasional waves to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning, then showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight
East winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 35 knots in the evening. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Tuesday
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after midnight.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after midnight. Waves 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
Friday
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 402 AM CDT Mon Sep 21 2020
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