Hazardous Weather Conditions
Last Update: 343 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas
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.
- SynopsisA BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTH-CENTRAL
GULF OF MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD INTO THE NORTH GULF THROUGH SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL BE APPROACHING THE NORTHWEST GULF MONDAY AND BRING AN
INCREASE IN ONSHORE FLOW LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. COLD FRONT
BRINGS A WIND SHIFT AND COLD AIR INTO THE NORTH GULF LATE TUESDAY.
GALE CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP FOR A PERIOD OF TIME TUESDAY NIGHT
INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY OVER PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS.
- Today Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Slight chance of showers early in the morning.
- Tonight Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
- Sunday East winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves 1 to 2 feet dominant period 2 seconds. Chance of showers.
- Sunday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast after midnight. Waves 1 foot or less dominant period 2 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
- Monday Northwest winds near 5 knots becoming southwest in the late morning and afternoon. Waves less than 1 foot dominant period 1 second building to 1 to 2 feet dominant period 1 second in the afternoon.
- Monday Night South winds near 10 knots. Waves 1 to 3 feet dominant period 1 second. Chance of showers through the night. Chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
- Tuesday Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
- Tuesday Night Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet. Chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers through the night.
- Wednesday West winds 15 to 20 knots. Waves 3 to 5 feet.
- Wednesday Night West winds 10 to 15 knots. Waves 2 to 4 feet.
Additional Forecasts and Information
Zone Area Forecast for Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas
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