Weather Focus Shifts To The West This Weekend

A strong system and cold front will dive and carve through the West this weekend. Widespread mountain snow is expected for the favored terrain, as some winter storm watches have been issued. This system will then evolve into a multi-hazard storm of heavy rain, flooding and severe thunderstorms early to the middle of next week, from the Lower Mississippi Valley through the saturated Mid South.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 333 AM CST Sat Feb 29 2020


Today: Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Tonight: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Sunday: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Seas building to 2 to 4 feet in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Monday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Monday Night: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Tuesday: South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Tuesday Night: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 14 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet subsiding to 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet after midnight. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Slight chance of showers through the night.



Zone Forecast: Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out 20 NM (GMZ557)

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