NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
3:40 AM Monday February 8
W2.small craft advisory in effect from 6 am this morning through this afternoon, , gale warning in effect from this afternoon through tuesday morning, today, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots rising to 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 knots.W2 seas 4 to 6 feet dominant period 4 seconds building to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas to 11 feet dominant period 5 seconds in the afternoon.W2 tonight, northwest winds 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 45 knots.W2 seas 6 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet dominant period 6 seconds.W2 tuesday, northwest winds 30 to 35 knots easing to 25 knots.W2 seas 6 to 12 feet with occasional seas to 13 feet dominant period 6 seconds subsiding to 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 10 feet dominant period 5 seconds in the afternoon.W2 tuesday night, northwest winds 20 to 25 knots.W2 seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet dominant period 4 seconds.W2 wednesday, northwest winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas to 6 feet dominant period 4 seconds.W2 wednesday night, northwest winds 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight, then becoming northeast after midnight.W2 seas 3 to 4 feet dominant period 4 seconds.W2 thursday, east winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 thursday night, southwest winds 10 to 15 knots.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 friday, west winds 10 to 15 knots.W2 seas 2 to 3 feet.W2 friday night, north winds 15 to 20 knots.W2 seas 3 to 4 feet.W2