New Canal Lighthouse

8001 Lakeshore Dr
New Orleans, Louisiana 70124


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The lighthouse was damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. This was renovated and visiting the lighthouse will educate you educates residents and visitors about the Lake Pontchartrain Basin's water quality and habitats, PC's Multiple Lines of Defense Strategy, significant coastal challenges, and the lighthouse's history.

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Lake Pontchartrain Current Weather Alerts

There are no active watches, warnings or advisories.


Lake Pontchartrain Weather Forecast


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 90

Monday Night

Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 80


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 88

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 79


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 84

Wednesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 78


Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 86

Thursday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 78

Lake Pontchartrain Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/11: -0.25 (-1.25)