Saturday, June23, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Patterson, LA

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What's New / NOTES
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.

Sunrise 6:02AMSunset 8:08PM Saturday June 23, 2018 6:26 PM CDT (23:26 UTC) Moonrise 3:15PMMoonset 2:04AM Illumination 80% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ455 Coastal Waters From Lower Atchafalaya River To Intracoastal City La Out 20 Nm- 313 Pm Cdt Sat Jun 23 2018
Tonight..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Sunday..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Sunday night..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Monday..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
Monday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Tuesday..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Wednesday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Thursday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
GMZ400 Synopsis For Lower Atchafalaya River La To High Island Tx Out 60 Nm Including Sabine And Calcasieu Lakes And Vermilion Bay 313 Pm Cdt Sat Jun 23 2018
Synopsis.. Fair weather and light to moderate onshore flow will prevail through the mid-week as surface high pressure ridges westward across the northern gulf of mexico.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Patterson, LA
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Area Discussion for - Lake Charles, LA
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area forecast discussion
national weather service lake charles la
341 pm cdt Sat jun 23 2018

Discussion
Model guidance remains in generally good agreement on the
evolution of the upper level pattern and associated surface
weather over the next week. Therefore, any changes made to the
previous forecast package were relatively minor.

Another warm and muggy day is expected on Sunday with high
temperatures in the low to mid 90s across the area. With dewpoint
temperatures to remain in the 70s, maximum heat index values of
100-105 degrees can be expected. While these values fall below
heat advisory criteria of 108, those who are particularly
sensitive to the heat should take precautions to avoid heat
illness. Similar to today, there will be the possibility of an
isolated shower or two in the afternoon, but with minimal coverage
expected, kept pops generally "silent", or less than 15 percent.

Little change in the pattern is expected through next week as
ridging aloft remains the dominant upper level feature. Afternoon
highs will continue to be in the lower to middle 90s with corresponding
heat indices between 100 and 105. Heat precautions should be
continued through next week to avoid heat illness. Lows are
expected to remain warm the low to mid 70s inland and mid to upper
70s along the coast. Daily convective coverage should remain
minimal, with 20%-30% pops each afternoon beginning Monday, as
daytime heating allows for convection to develop along the sea
breeze and other mesoscale boundaries that provide forcing for
ascent.

Marine
High pressure ridging across the northern gulf of mexico will
maintain a light to moderate onshore flow through at least mid-
week with seas ranging from around 2-4 ft nearshore and 3-5 ft
offshore the next few days. The pressure gradient associated with
this area is expected to begin weakening on Tuesday which will
result in decreasing winds and seas during the second half of the
week. Generally fair weather will continue with low rain chances
returning by the latter part of the week.

Preliminary point temps pops
Aex 76 94 74 95 10 10 0 10
lch 79 91 78 92 10 10 10 10
lft 78 92 76 93 10 10 10 20
bpt 79 91 78 91 10 10 10 10

Lch watches warnings advisories
La... None.

Tx... None.

Gm... None.

Public... 26


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
EINL1 0 mi38 min SW 12 G 13 85°F 85°F1012.4 hPa75°F
AMRL1 - 8764227 - Amerada Pass, LA 6 mi38 min S 2.9 G 6 86°F 88°F1012.9 hPa
TESL1 - Tesoro Marine Terminal - 8764044 - Berwick, LA 22 mi38 min S 9.9 G 13 1012.7 hPa
KSCF 31 mi31 min 6 84°F 75°F
MRSL1 - Marsh Island, LA / CSI03 36 mi86 min 5.1 G 8.9 85°F

Wind History for LAWMA, Amerada Pass, LA
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Salt Point, LA15 mi33 minVar 4 mi0°F0°F%1011.9 hPa
Patterson Memorial, LA24 mi30 minSSW 1210.00 miPartly Cloudy87°F77°F72%1012.7 hPa

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2 days ago4Calm3CalmCalm434Calm34S33CalmS456SW444563Calm

Tide / Current Tables for Eugene Island, Louisiana
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Eugene Island
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Sat -- 02:43 AM CDT     1.63 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:04 AM CDT     Moonset
Sat -- 06:06 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 06:19 AM CDT     1.32 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 12:18 PM CDT     1.61 feet High Tide
Sat -- 04:15 PM CDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 06:22 PM CDT     -0.16 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:08 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.31.51.61.61.51.41.31.31.41.41.51.61.61.61.30.90.40.1-0.1-0.1-00.20.50.8

Tide / Current Tables for Lawma, Amerada Pass, Louisiana
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Lawma
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Sat -- 02:32 AM CDT     1.28 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:03 AM CDT     Moonset
Sat -- 06:06 AM CDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 09:49 AM CDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 12:57 PM CDT     1.06 feet High Tide
Sat -- 04:14 PM CDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 08:08 PM CDT     Sunset
Sat -- 08:19 PM CDT     0.02 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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11.21.31.31.21.11.1110.90.9111.110.90.70.40.20.1000.20.4

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Lake Charles, LA (19,4,5,8)
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