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Relatively quiet weather pattern over much of the U.S.

A quieter weather pattern will continue to set up for most of the U.S. as arctic air continues to surge southward behind a cold front sweeping across the Southeast U.S. Expect temperatures to be 10 to 30 degrees below climate averages from the southern Plains to the Northeast on Friday.
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Last Update: 930 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

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

  • SynopsisA STRONG COLD FRONT HAS MOVED THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS. THE FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL GULF ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS.
  • Rest Of Tonight North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet dominant period 7 seconds. Chance of light rain.
  • Friday North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet dominant period 6 seconds subsiding to 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet dominant period 6 seconds in the afternoon. Slight chance of light rain in the morning.
  • Friday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet dominant period 5 seconds.
  • Saturday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet dominant period 5 seconds.
  • Saturday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 4 seconds.
  • Sunday East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of rain.
  • Sunday Night Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet dominant period 4 seconds. Rain likely.
  • Monday Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain likely.
  • Monday Night Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain.
  • Tuesday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Chance of rain.
  • Tuesday Night East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm
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