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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 331 PM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019
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Tonight: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

Wednesday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

Thursday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

Friday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Saturday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 5 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

Sunday: South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunday Night: South winds near 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River out 20 nm (GMZ555)

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