Monday, December10, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Cameron, LA

Version 3.4
What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 6:59AMSunset 5:16PM Monday December 10, 2018 6:49 PM CST (00:49 UTC) Moonrise 9:39AMMoonset 8:19PM Illumination 12% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
GMZ432 Calcasieu Lake- 355 Pm Cst Mon Dec 10 2018
Tonight..North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Tuesday..Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Wednesday..South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Wednesday night..South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and Thunderstorms likely after midnight.
Thursday..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Friday..Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
Friday night..Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Saturday..Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Saturday night..West winds around 5 knots becoming north up to 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
GMZ400 Synopsis For Lower Atchafalaya River La To High Island Tx Out 60 Nm Including Sabine And Calcasieu Lakes And Vermilion Bay 355 Pm Cst Mon Dec 10 2018
Synopsis.. Light to moderate offshore flow can be expected through the early part of the week. Another strong low pressure system will move north of the region Thursday bringing increasing chances of precipitation and strong westerly winds by late Thursday behind the exiting low pressure system.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Cameron, LA
   Hourly   EDIT   Help
location: 29.77, -93.34     debug


Area Discussion for - Lake Charles, LA
      (on/off)   Help   NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
Fxus64 klch 102343
afdlch
area forecast discussion
national weather service lake charles la
543 pm cst Mon dec 10 2018

Discussion
For the 12 11 18 0000 utc TAF package.

Aviation
Vfr will prevail through the period.

13

Prev discussion issued issued by national weather service new orleans la
update...

no major changes to the forecast this afternoon. The only
adjustments that were made was to increase the pops for Thursday
to 80 percent or better over the entire cwa. Otherwise see
previous forecast discussion below.

Prev discussion... Issued 342 am cst Mon dec 10 2018
discussion...

short term... Today and Tuesday...

a broad 1028 hpa high pressure area will build southeastward into
the lower mississippi river valley today and be centered over the
cwa on Tuesday. This will result in dry conditions and clear
skies today and Tuesday. 850 hpa temperatures of -1 to -2 sigma
will contribute to below normal temperatures despite abundant
sunshine both today and tomorrow. The combination of clear skies
and near calm winds tonight will be favorable for radiational
cooling and freezing temperatures for areas along and north of
interstate 10. The entire area has already seen a freeze this
season and northeast portions of the CWA look to bottom out
several degrees above 25 so no hard freeze products appear to be
needed at this time.

Long term... Wednesday through Sunday…
by Wednesday, the surface high pressure will shift to the east of
the CWA and allow for return flow to develop ahead of a shortwave
trough digging into the southern plains. There is some
uncertainty regarding the amplitude and timing of this shortwave
trough based on ensemble and deterministic model guidance.

However, the shortwave trough is expected to support cyclogenesis
and the development of a surface low in the southern plains
Wednesday into Thursday. The surface cold front associated with
this low is expected to approach the CWA late Wednesday and move
across the region during the day on Thursday. The return flow
ahead of the surface cyclone should result in enough gulf moisture
being advected into the region to support at least some surface
based instability to support thunderstorms. Model guidance
currently is indicating the potential for 500-1000 j kg sbcape,
which in conjunction with 30+ knots of 0-6 km shear could support
some organized convection. However, based on the uncertainty in
the development of the shortwave trough, surface cyclone, and
surface based instability, it is too early to highlight any
hazards other than lightning with thunderstorms that do develop.

The surface cyclone is expected to be fairly progressive and the
majority of the precipitation should end across the region by
Thursday evening. However, similar to the system that move through
the area this past Saturday, some light drizzle wrapping around
the back edge of the low could linger across the region on Friday.

Beyond Friday, the upper level height field over the CONUS will
consist of a very broad trough with embedded shortwaves
progressing through it. Model guidance is depicting a wide variety
of solutions for the timing and amplitude of the individual
shortwaves. Therefore, the forecast for the end of the long term
period remains relatively close to superblend output with low
precipitation chances and near normal temperatures.

Marine...

high pressure will build over the region today and be centered
north of the region on Tuesday which will allow for offshore winds
to decrease. Onshore flow will develop on Wednesday as the high
pressure shifts eastward. A storm system will move across the
lower mississippi valley late Wednesday into Thursday and this
will result in widespread showers and thunderstorms over the
coastal waters. Strong offshore flow will develop behind this
system and small craft advisories will likely be needed for
Thursday into Friday.

Preliminary point temps pops
Aex 26 57 35 64 0 0 0 0
lch 33 58 43 68 0 0 0 0
lft 31 56 39 67 0 0 0 0
bpt 35 58 46 68 0 0 0 0

Lch watches warnings advisories
La... None.

Tx... None.

Gm... None.



Weather Reporting Stations
   EDIT       (on/off)   Help   NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CAPL1 - 8768094 - Calcasieu Pass, LA 0 mi38 min NW 5.1 G 6 50°F 55°F1026.7 hPa
KCVW 2 mi15 min WNW 2.9 48°F 41°F
KVBS 26 mi15 min NNE 12 55°F 34°F
TXPT2 27 mi32 min NW 6 G 8 53°F 56°F1027.6 hPa
SBPT2 - 8770570 - Sabine Pass North, TX 28 mi38 min WNW 5.1 G 7 53°F 60°F1029.8 hPa
BKTL1 29 mi38 min 57°F
LCLL1 - 8767816 - Lake Charles, LA 32 mi32 min 51°F 57°F1027.6 hPa
PORT2 - 8770475 - Port Arthur, TX 32 mi38 min NNW 5.1 G 6 53°F 55°F1028.4 hPa
SRST2 - Sabine Pass, TX 37 mi50 min NW 5.1 G 6 51°F 1028.6 hPa (+1.4)

Wind History for Calcasieu Pass, LA
(wind in knots)    EDIT      (on/off)   Help
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
Last
24hr
N13
G16
N13
G17
N17
N15
G20
N14
G17
N11
G14
N8
NW5
NW8
NW7
NW6
N7
N5
N5
N7
N5
G8
N6
G9
N6
G9
N11
N7
G11
N12
N10
N6
NW5
1 day
ago
N13
G19
N13
G17
NW13
G18
NW16
NW15
NW14
G17
NW14
G18
NW18
NW15
G19
N15
N16
G21
N18
N20
N18
G23
N17
G21
N18
G22
N18
N17
N17
N16
N14
G18
NW13
N12
G15
N13
2 days
ago
SE15
SE19
G24
SE25
SE24
G31
SE24
G30
SE20
G26
SE22
G28
SE24
G31
SE16
G22
SE19
G23
SE21
G26
SE13
G19
S7
G13
S11
G14
W9
G12
NW9
G13
NW15
G20
NW9
NW17
NW17
NW16
G24
NW15
G21
NW15
G19
N14
G17

Airport Reports
    EDIT      (on/off)   Help   Click EDIT to display multiple airports
AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Lake Charles Regional Airport, LA25 mi57 minNW 510.00 miFair49°F37°F66%1028.4 hPa

Wind History from LCH (wind in knots)
7
PM
8
PM
9
PM
10
PM
11
PM
12
AM
1
AM
2
AM
3
AM
4
AM
5
AM
6
AM
7
AM
8
AM
9
AM
10
AM
11
AM
12
PM
1
PM
2
PM
3
PM
4
PM
5
PM
6
PM
Last 24hrN12
G18
N10N11N7N7NW9NW6NW7W5NW5NW7NW6N3N5N6N43N6NW7N8NW7N7NW7NW5
1 day agoNW12N11NW13NW13NW11
G20
NW11NW13NW13
G18
NW12NW12NW11NW12
G18
NW18
G24
N14N10N9N9N10N14NW13NW16
G22
N13
G21
N11N10
G20
2 days agoSE12SE14SE16SE19
G27
SE18
G24
SE15E11
G20
E15SE15
G24
E13E12
G23
E6E11SE11SE12
G19
N11NW11N10N6N12N13NW11N14
G18
NW11

Tide / Current Tables for Calcasieu Pass, Lighthouse wharf, Louisiana
   EDIT   RT Ports Option   Weekend mode (on/off)   (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Calcasieu Pass
Click for Map
Mon -- 02:27 AM CST     1.52 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:57 AM CST     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:38 AM CST     Moonrise
Mon -- 10:12 AM CST     -0.26 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:14 PM CST     Sunset
Mon -- 06:16 PM CST     2.02 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:19 PM CST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
1.41.51.51.51.41.20.90.50.1-0.1-0.3-0.200.40.81.31.71.9221.91.71.51.4

Tide / Current Tables for Mermentau River entrance, Louisiana
   EDIT      (on/off)   Help   One Week of Data
Mermentau River entrance
Click for Map
Mon -- 06:56 AM CST     Sunrise
Mon -- 09:37 AM CST     Moonrise
Mon -- 10:40 AM CST     -0.48 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 05:13 PM CST     Sunset
Mon -- 06:30 PM CST     2.33 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:18 PM CST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
Sorry tide depth graphs only, please select another station.

12
am
1
am
2
am
3
am
4
am
5
am
6
am
7
am
8
am
9
am
10
am
11
am
12
pm
1
pm
2
pm
3
pm
4
pm
5
pm
6
pm
7
pm
8
pm
9
pm
10
pm
11
pm
2.12.12.121.81.51.10.60.1-0.2-0.4-0.5-0.30.10.61.21.72.12.32.32.32.22.12.1

Weather Map and Satellite Images
       (on/off)   HelpWeather Map
wmap_A
GOES Local Image of    EDIT
NOTE: East coast views moved to GEOS-16. They are experimental and not well supported by NOAA so they may not be correct so be warned. This change required redoing a large amount of the GOES code. If the image you are expecting is not showing, please let me know. You may need to use the EDIT function to update your location.
Link to Loop

Other links: Northern Pacific     Contential US     Full GOES-East
Wind Forecast for Lake Charles, LA (19,4,5,8)
      (on/off)   Help

Ground Weather Radar Station Lake Charles, LA
   (on/off)   Help
weather_mapweather_map weather_map

Gulf Stream Current


Ad by Google

Disclaimer:
The information on this web site has not been checked for accuracy. It is for entertainment purposes only and should be independently verified before using for any other reason. There are five sources. 1) Documents and manuals from a variety of sources. These have not been checked for accuracy and in many cases have not even been read by anyone associated with L-36.com. I have no idea of they are useful or accurate, I leave that to the reader. 2) Articles others have written and submitted. If you have questions on these, please contact the author. 3) Articles that represent my personal opinions. These are intended to promote thought and for entertainment. These are not intended to be fact, they are my opinions. 4) Small programs that generate result presented on a web page. Like any computer program, these may and in some cases do have errors. Almost all of these also make simplifying assumptions so they are not totally accurate even if there are no errors. Please verify all results. 5) Weather information is from numerious of sources and is presented automatically. It is not checked for accuracy either by anyone at L-36.com or by the source which is typically the US Government. See the NOAA web site for their disclaimer. Finally, tide and current data on this site is from 2007 and 2008 data bases, which may contain even older data. Changes in harbors due to building or dredging change tides and currents and for that reason many of the locations presented are no longer supported by newer data bases. For example, there is very little tidal current data in newer data bases so current data is likely wrong to some extent. This data is NOT FOR NAVIGATION. See the XTide disclaimer for details. In addition, tide and current are influenced by storms, river flow, and other factors beyond the ability of any predictive program.