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Cold Front Crossing the Central U.S.

A cold front over the Northern Rockies will move eastward to the Upper Mississippi Valley/Central Plains by Monday. Rain will develop along the boundary over the Upper Midwest and move into the Upper Great Lakes by Monday. Some of the thunderstorms could become severe in portions of Texas through Monday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1005 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River Louisiana out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast





  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF A DEPARTING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL REMAIN SETTLED OVER THE NORTH GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NORTH GULF LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND DISSIPATE ON WEDNESDAY.
  • Rest Of Tonight Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north late. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Sunday Northeast winds near 10 knots becoming east in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Sunday Night East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Monday Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Monday Night South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Tuesday West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
  • Tuesday Night Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Wednesday North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Wednesday Night Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
  • Thursday Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters choppy.
  • Thursday Night South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters choppy.



Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya River Louisiana out 20 NM