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Posted: 11:00 CDT 08/05/2010

NOAA and NOAA Partnership Stations Relative to the Storm
Storm Analysis

Special QuickLook Notice: Issued for the purposes of presenting data in the New Orleans Sector for the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Response only.

This will be the final QuickLook issued for the New Orleans Sector Spill Response.  Users will be able to continue to view water level and meteorological observations in near real-time for the affected area by monitoring the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill QuickLook.

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As of 08/05/2010 11:00 CDT, water level observations along the Gulf coast from LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA to Bay Waveland, MS are near predicted. Wind speeds are generally less than 10 kts across the region with the exception of Pilots Station East, LA (14 knots with wind gusts up to 17 knots being recorded).

Water Level and Meteorological plots available below are updated automatically. Water level predictions relative to Mean Lower Low Water are:

LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA: Next predicted high tides are 1.48 ft (0.45 m) at 08/05/2010 02:54 CDT and 1.64 ft (0.50 m) at 08/06/2010 03:28 CDT.

Port Fourchon, LA: Next predicted high tides are 1.57 ft (0.48 m) at 08/05/2010 05:30 CDT and 1.66 ft (0.51 m) at 08/06/2010 06:36 CDT.

Grand Isle, LA: Next predicted high tides are 1.39 ft (0.42 m) at 08/05/2010 06:04 CDT and 1.48 ft (0.45 m) at 08/06/2010 07:04 CDT.

Pilots Station East, LA: Next predicted high tides are 1.52 ft (0.47 m) at 08/05/2010 04:55 CDT and 1.63 ft (0.50 m) at 08/06/2010 05:52 CDT.

Shell Beach, LA: Next predicted high tides are 1.64 ft (0.50 m) at 08/05/2010 10:26 CDT and 1.72 ft (0.53 m) at 08/06/2010 11:30 CDT.

Bay Waveland, MS: Next predicted high tides are 1.95 ft (0.59 m) at 08/05/2010 07:29 CDT and 2.08 ft (0.63 m) at 08/06/2010 08:32 CDT.

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LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.68 ft. Predicted: 1.31 ft. Residual: 0.37 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Sep 12 2008, 6.01 ft. above MHHW

Grand Isle, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.34 ft. Predicted: 1.14 ft. Residual: 0.20 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Aug 29 2005, 4.54 ft. above MHHW

Pilots Station East, SW Pass, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.47 ft. Predicted: 0.98 ft. Residual: 0.49 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Aug 29 2005, 6.24 ft. above MHHW

Shell Beach, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.05 ft. Predicted: 1.70 ft. Residual: 0.35 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Sep 1 2008, 8.84 ft. above MHHW

Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:42 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 2.08 ft. Predicted: 1.91 ft. Residual: 0.17 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Oct 28 1985, 5.05 ft. above MHHW

Port Fourchon, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Relative to MLLW: Observed: 1.35 ft. Predicted: 1.18 ft. Residual: 0.17 ft.
Historical Maximum Water Level: Sep 24 2005, 3.8 ft. above MHHW

Grand Isle, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 7 knots Gusts: 11 knots Direction: 308° T

Pilots Station East, SW Pass, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 11 knots Gusts: 14 knots Direction: 323° T

Shell Beach, LA - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:36 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 3 knots Gusts: 4 knots Direction: 343° T

Bay Waveland Yacht Club, MS - Return to List


Last Observed Sample: 08/06/2010 10:42 (CDT)
Wind Speed: 4 knots Gusts: 6 knots Direction: 296° T