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Posted: 14:00 CDT 09/02/2008

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No further QuickLooks will be posted for this storm unless conditions warrant and the National Hurricane Center (NHC) issues a new Tropical Storm Warning for the U.S. coastline.

As of 09/02/2008 14:00 CDT, water levels along the northern Gulf Coast from MS to eastern LA  are mostly returning to normal; however, they are about 1-4 feet above predicted. Water levels at West Bank 1, Bayou Gauche, LA, and New Canal Station, LA are elevated. The highest water level elevation  about 4 feet above predicted is at New Canal Station, LA. Winds have decreased across the region. Barometric pressure is rising along the northern Gulf Coast.

Water levels in bays and associated waterways may remain elevated and include impacts from hydrological forces, including rainfall runoff. For additional hydrological information, see NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Services or National Weather Service Forecast Office.

Future information on this system can be found
in public advisories issued by the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.

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Analyst: KG


For the purpose of timely release, data contained within this QuickLook have undergone a "limited" NOS Quality Assurance/Control; however, the data have not yet undergone final verification. All data subject to NOS verification.

 

New Canal Station, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.23 ft. Predicted: 0.39 ft. Residual: 1.84 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/10/1988, 3.18 ft. above MHHW

New Canal Station, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Barometric Pressure: 1010.0 mb

West Bank 1, Bayou Gauche, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 6 knots Gusts: 10 knots Direction: 194° T

West Bank 1, Bayou Gauche, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Barometric Pressure: 1009.2 mb

Freshwater Canal Locks, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 09:48 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 0.75 ft. Predicted: 0.52 ft. Residual: 0.23 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Calcasieu Pass, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.02 ft. Predicted: 0.84 ft. Residual: 0.18 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Sabine Pass North, TX - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 0.86 ft. Predicted: 0.94 ft. Residual: -0.08 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 09/11/1998, 3.32 ft. above MHHW

Grand Isle, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:06 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.26 ft. Predicted: 0.48 ft. Residual: 0.78 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.87 ft. Predicted: 0.62 ft. Residual: 1.25 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 10/28/1985, 5.05 ft. above MHHW

New Canal Station, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 11 knots Gusts: 19 knots Direction: 198° T

West Bank 1, Bayou Gauche, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.78 ft. Predicted: 0.20 ft. Residual: 1.58 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.47 ft. Predicted: 0.60 ft. Residual: 0.87 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 4 knots Gusts: 7 knots Direction: 262° T

Lake Charles, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:06 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.25 ft. Predicted: 0.94 ft. Residual: 0.31 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a

Calcasieu Pass, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 4 knots Gusts: 6 knots Direction: 270° T

Sabine Pass North, TX - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 8 knots Gusts: 11 knots Direction: 310° T

Shell Beach, LA - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:00 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.27 ft. Predicted: 0.89 ft. Residual: 1.38 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: 01/20/1983, 5.69 ft. above MHHW

Dock E, Port of Pascagoula, MS - Station Map Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 09/04/2008 10:06 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.53 ft. Predicted: 0.35 ft. Residual: 1.18 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: n/a