Lake Pontchartrain


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lake Pontchartrain lies in southeastern Louisiana in six parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, and Tangipahoa. The New Orleans metroplex encompasses most of Lake Pontchartrain&rsquo;s southern border. The area on its northern border is known as Northshore. Lake Pontchartrain lies in part of the Pontchartrain Basin, a 4,700 square mile watershed in southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lake Pontchartrain covers 630 square miles with an average depth of 12 feet, but the depth ranges from ten to 16 feet. It is 40 miles wide east to west and 24 miles wide from north to south. Lake Pontchartrain is an estuary and not a lake with brackish water.&nbsp;</span></p>  More Lake Information

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Lake Pontchartrain Weather Forecast

Tuesday

Rain Showers

Hi: 82

Tuesday Night

Rain Showers

Lo: 75

Wednesday

Rain Showers

Hi: 82

Wednesday Night

Thunderstorms Likely

Lo: 75

Thursday

Rain Showers

Hi: 83

Thursday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 75

Friday

Rain Showers

Hi: 84

Friday Night

Chance Rain Showers

Lo: 75


Lake Pontchartrain Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 9/14: 0.99 (-0.01)