Cameron, LA Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Cameron, LA

June 19, 2024 9:55 AM CDT (14:55 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:12 AM   Sunset 8:20 PM
Moonrise 5:24 PM   Moonset 2:56 AM 
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GMZ432 Calcasieu Lake- 400 Am Cdt Wed Jun 19 2024

.small craft advisory in effect through Thursday morning - .

Today - East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Lake waters rough. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms late this morning. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms early this afternoon, then showers and Thunderstorms likely late.

Tonight - East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots. Lake waters rough. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the evening.

Thursday - East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Lake waters choppy. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight chance of Thunderstorms late in the morning, then showers likely with a chance of Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Thursday night - East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Lake waters choppy. Showers likely with a chance of Thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers with a slight chance of Thunderstorms after midnight.

Friday - East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A slight chance of Thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Friday night - East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the evening, then a slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms late in the evening.

Saturday - East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Saturday night - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the evening.

Sunday - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunday night - South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the evening.
winds and waves higher in and near Thunderstorms.

GMZ400 400 Am Cdt Wed Jun 19 2024

Synopsis - Potential tropical cyclone number 1 in the southwestern gulf of mexico will gradually move west toward the mexican coast through Thursday. Intermittent showers and isolated Thunderstorms will bring tropical storm force wind gusts across the 20 to 60 nautical mile coastal waters, where a tropical storm warning continues. The system is expected to move inland across northeast mexico later tonight, with winds and seas gradually subsiding on Thursday.


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Area Discussion for - Lake Charles, LA
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FXUS64 KLCH 190952 AFDLCH

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 452 AM CDT Wed Jun 19 2024

New SHORT TERM, LONG TERM, AVIATION, MARINE

SHORT TERM
(Today through Friday night)

Wx map shows the big sprawling gyre of Potential Tropical Cyclone One with the broad center across the Southwest Gulf of Mexico.
The disturbance is quite large, and tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 415 miles to the north of the center. This puts the northern edge of this radius near the 20-60 nm marine zones, where a Tropical Storm Warning continues. The large circulation is also continuing the large eastward fetch across the Northern Gulf of Mexico, piling up tides across the Upper Texas and Southwest Louisiana Coast, which is at astronomical high tide now.
Highest readings (MHHW or Mean Higher-High Water) at the NOS tidal stations along the coast include:

Texas Point, TX (2.74 MHHW)
Calcasieu Pass, LA (2.43 MHHW)
Freshwater Locks, LA (2.73 MHHW)
Eugene Island, LA (2.45 MHHW)
Amerada Pass, LA (2.35 MHHW)

Coastal Flood Warning continues for Lower Jefferson county and Cameron parish. A Coastal Flood Advisory continues for Lower Vermilion, Lower Iberia, and Lower St. Mary parishes, although these tides, likely maxing out now, are near Coastal Flood Warning criteria, further evidence of the influence of this large circulation. Will continue to monitor these tidal trends this morning and determine if an upgrade is necessary.

Further inland up the Sabine and Calcasieu rivers, high tide is offset about 6 to 12 hours later, still on the upward trend. Thus, a Coastal Flood Advisory continues for Southern Calcasieu parish & Southern Orange county.

Otherwise, intermittent showers, and perhaps an isolated thunderstorm, will continue today, slowly diminishing this evening and overnight. Storm total precipitation has come way down since yesterday, now only expecting about an inch or two at most across Southeast Texas along and south of I-10, with amounts less than an inch elsewhere. The excessive rainfall outlooks have trended downward as well, now with the Marginal Risk only clipping Jefferson county.

For Thursday and Friday, the large mid to upper level ridge of high pressure building over the region expected to be the dominate weather feature. Lingering moisture across the Gulf expected to keep chances of showers and thunderstorms across the coastal waters. For inland areas, scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms can be expected along and south of the I-10 corridor, diminishing chances further inland as the ridge provides additional subsidence. Afternoon temperatures in the lower 90s expected Thursday, and lower to mid 90s Friday. Lows in the mid to upper 70s Thursday, lower to mid 70s Friday.

08/DML

LONG TERM
(Saturday through Wednesday)

Broad upper level ridging along with weak high pressure at the surface will dominate the forecast area through the weekend resulting in a rather typical summer time pattern. Both Saturday and Sunday will start off dry, with shower activity expected to increase through the afternoon hours. Typical isolated to scattered coverage can be expected each day, driven by daytime heating and the seabreeze. Temperature wise, highs will top out in the low to mid 90s, while overnight lows will dip into the mid to upper 70s.

Moving into the work week, afternoon rain chances increase a bit, particularly for the eastern half of the region, as the upper ridge slides westward slightly. Still expecting most, if not all, of this activity to be driven by daytime heating/the seabreeze, with activity peaking through the afternoon hours and dying off with sunset each day. Temperatures will continue to warm into the mid to upper 90s inland and into the low to mid 90s along and south of I-10 each day, while overnight lows will generally be in the mid to upper 70s.

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AVIATION
(12Z TAFS)

Intermittent SHRA/MVFR ceilings will continue today across all sites through this evening. East winds around 20 kts with gusts to 30 kts will be common for BPT/LCH/LFT/ARA, and around 15 kts gusts to 25 kts for AEX. Expect improving conditions late in the period.

08/DML

MARINE
Potential Tropical Cyclone Number 1 in the Southwestern Gulf of Mexico will gradually move west toward the Mexican coast through Thursday. Intermittent showers and isolated thunderstorms will bring tropical storm force wind gusts across the 20 to 60 nautical mile coastal waters, where a Tropical Storm Warning continues. The system is expected to move inland across Northeast Mexico later tonight, with winds and seas gradually subsiding on Thursday.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
AEX 90 73 92 71 / 20 20 10 0 LCH 90 76 90 74 / 60 20 60 20 LFT 90 76 90 74 / 50 0 50 10 BPT 90 78 91 75 / 70 40 60 20

LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
LA...Coastal Flood Warning until 7 AM CDT Thursday for LAZ073-074.

Coastal Flood Advisory until 7 AM CDT Thursday for LAZ241- 252>254.

TX...Coastal Flood Warning until 7 AM CDT Thursday for TXZ615.

Coastal Flood Advisory until 7 AM CDT Thursday for TXZ616.

GM...Small Craft Advisory until 7 AM CDT Thursday for GMZ430-432-435- 436-450-452-455.

Tropical Storm Warning for GMZ470-472-475.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
CAPL1 - 8768094 - Calcasieu Pass, LA 0 mi56 minE 17G26 82°F 84°F29.92
TXPT2 27 mi56 minNE 18G22 78°F 85°F29.86
BKTL1 29 mi56 min 89°F
LCLL1 - 8767816 - Lake Charles, LA 32 mi56 min 79°F 92°F29.97
PORT2 - 8770475 - Port Arthur, TX 32 mi56 minNE 6G16 80°F 84°F29.89


Wind History for Calcasieu Pass, LA
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherAirDewPtRHinHg
KLCH26 sm62 minENE 1310 smClear79°F73°F84%29.95
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Tide / Current for Calcasieu Pass, East Jetty, Louisiana
   
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Calcasieu Pass, East Jetty, Louisiana, Tide feet


Tide / Current for Mermentau River entrance, Louisiana
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Mermentau River entrance
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Wed -- 03:27 AM CDT     2.66 feet High Tide
Wed -- 03:55 AM CDT     Moonset
Wed -- 06:12 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 06:22 PM CDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 08:07 PM CDT     -0.56 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 08:15 PM CDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Mermentau River entrance, Louisiana, Tide feet
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2.4
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2.4
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2.3
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1.7
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0.8
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-0.1
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-0.4
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-0.6
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0.4


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