NOAA and NOAA Partnership Stations Relative to the Storm
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.
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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.