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Coastal Waters Forecast for Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm (GMZ575) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm (GMZ575)
Issued by: National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
Last Update: 324 PM CST Sat Jan 18 2020
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Tonight: West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. dominant period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.

Sunday: North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet building to 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the morning.

Sunday Night: North winds near 25 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.

Monday: North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Waves or seas subsiding to 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds in the afternoon.

Monday Night: North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Tuesday: Northeast winds near 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Tuesday Night: Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Wednesday: East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

Wednesday Night: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.

Thursday: Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Chance of showers.

Thursday Night: South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet. Showers likely.



Zone Forecast: Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm (GMZ575)

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