Powerful Storm Approaching Western Alaska; Well Below Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A powerful Fall storm is forecast to impact the Northwest and West-Central coasts of Alaska into the weekend with gale to storm-force winds, coastal flooding, high surf, beach erosion and inland high winds. Much below normal temperatures will prevail across the northern Plains into the Great Lakes Thursday and Friday and the East Coast this weekend behind a strong cold front.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 1009 PM CDT Wed Oct 5 2022


Overnight: East winds around 5 knots, becoming north late. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thursday: North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

Thursday Night: Southwest winds around 5 knots, becoming northwest after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Friday: North winds around 5 knots, becoming northeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

Friday Night: East winds around 5 knots, becoming north after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

Saturday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Saturday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Sunday: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.

Sunday Night: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.

Monday: Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.

Monday Night: East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM (GMZ552)

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