Major Storm Arriving Into The Western U.S.

A major Pacific storm system will arrive into the Pacific Northwest and produce locally heavy rain, heavy mountain snow, gusty winds and a slew of marine hazards. This significant storm will dig down the West Coast over the weekend into the Southwestern U.S. For Saturday and Sunday, expect heavy to excessive rainfall along the California coast and widespread heavy mountain snow across the West.
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Last Update: 319 PM CST Fri Dec 9 2022

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62NM SW Grand Isle LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: High pressure will drift east this weekend as a weak cold front moves through the area with scattered showers and a few thunderstorms on Sunday. Onshore flow will strengthen next week ahead of a stronger cold front. The front will sweep through the waters Wednesday night or Thursday morning, with offshore flow setting in behind it.

Tonight
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Patchy fog after midnight.
Saturday
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Patchy fog in the morning.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
Monday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Monday Night
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet.
Tuesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
Wednesday
South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers.
Wednesday Night
West winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest after midnight. Seas around 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet, subsiding to 4 feet, occasionally to 5 feet after midnight. A slight chance of thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the evening. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 319 PM CST Fri Dec 9 2022
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