Bridge City, TX Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Bridge City, TX

June 13, 2024 5:14 AM CDT (10:14 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 6:12 AM   Sunset 8:18 PM
Moonrise 11:49 AM   Moonset 12:06 AM 
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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.

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GMZ430 Sabine Lake- 318 Am Cdt Thu Jun 13 2024

Today - East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

Tonight - Southeast winds around 5 knots in the evening, becoming light and variable. Lake waters smooth.

Friday - Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

Friday night - Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

Saturday - East winds around 5 knots, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters light chop.

Saturday night - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop.

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

Sunday night - Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.

Monday - Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters choppy. Showers likely with a chance of Thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

Monday night - Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
winds and waves higher in and near Thunderstorms.

GMZ400 318 Am Cdt Thu Jun 13 2024

Synopsis - Light offshore flow will prevail through Friday. Scattered showers and Thunderstorms will be possible in the vicinity of a stalled frontal boundary over the coastal waters early this morning with chances diminishing through the day. No appreciable precipitation is expected Friday or Saturday. Precipitation chances increase significantly Sunday night through most of next week as moisture from the southern gulf of mexico advances northward. Increasing onshore winds and seas can be expected during this period, with small craft advisories likely necessary by Tuesday.


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Area Discussion for - Lake Charles, LA
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FXUS64 KLCH 130818 AFDLCH

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Lake Charles LA 318 AM CDT Thu Jun 13 2024

New SHORT TERM, LONG TERM, MARINE

SHORT TERM
(Today through Saturday night)
Issued at 247 AM CDT Thu Jun 13 2024

Very quiet weather ongoing across the region this morning. Some patchy dense fog is presently being observed in the vicinity of Houston, but this hasn't really developed further east in any appreciable capacity. Can't rule out the possibility of some light ground fog through the remainder of the early morning especially across the few areas that saw rain yesterday, but this shouldn't amount to much and should be quick to dissipate after sunrise.

Otherwise, high pressure extending across most of the Northern gulf coast and ridging aloft beginning to nudge into the area will keep precip at bay and skies generally clear. Daytime mixing should again pull some low 60s dewpoints down to the surface which will drop afternoon RH values into the 35-45% range making the lower 90s high temperatures feel a bit more bearable.

The ridge aloft will continue to build across the area both Friday and Saturday maintaining dry conditions. The combination of increasing subsidence and dewpoints in the mid 60s to lower 70s will drive afternoon highs into the mid 90s Friday afternoon and upper 90s Saturday afternoon. However, the slightly below normal dewpoints especially in the afternoon should keep apparent temperatures below advisory criteria.

Jones

LONG TERM
(Sunday through Thursday)
Issued at 247 AM CDT Thu Jun 13 2024

Isolated to numerous PoPs are on tap for the entire forecast period.
As a result, temperatures for the period will be held to or below climatological normals. MaxTs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s with both MinTs and dewpoints in the 70s.

The long term kicks off this weekend with a ridge of high pressure aloft, centered over the Southeastern States. Over the forecast period it will slowly move up the east coast. Yesterday morning NHC highlighted an area of disturbed weather in the Bay of Campeche for possible development over the long term period. As of 2AM EDT NHC has increased this area to a 40% chance of development. Regardless of development, the moisture from this system will bring with it a chance for locally heavy rainfall and a threat of flooding.

Model guidance has improved slightly as to the evolution of the system, with the broad area of low pressure expected to move west northwestward into the southern Gulf of Mexico before moving inland around the Tamaulipas / Veracruz area mid to late next week.

There is still some disagreement as to how far north the rich plume of tropical moisture will move. While some models have backed down, we will still be facing a multiday flooding threat over the early to mid week period. PWATs along the coast on Sunday are in the 1.8 to 2 inch range which is in the 75th to 90th percentile range. Monday and Tuesday, they are in the 2 to 2.3 inch range. Wednesday and Thursday, they are in the 2 to 2.4 range.

Of course this will all depend on where the plume of tropical moisture sets up and this is highly likely to change over the coming days. As of now, there is a Marginal Risk (lvl 1 of 4) of excessive rainfall on day 4 and 5 (Sunday & Monday). Sunday the risk area is along coastal SETX / SWLA. Monday it encompass nearly three quarters of the CWA Keep in mind that the potential for greater and or additional flood threats will exist over this period.

Stigger/87

AVIATION
(06Z TAFS)
Issued at 1047 PM CDT Wed Jun 12 2024

A few isolated showers are lingering near BPT as well as clouds at about 5000 to 5500 ft along the Texas and Louisiana coastlines.
These showers should end in the next hours and shouldn't be of any consequence to BPT.

A boundary spanning from southeast Texas to the Gulf right off of Louisiana is the culprit behind these low clouds. The lower ceilings may hang around through early morning and BPT/ARA may experience some light ground fog due to rainfall from today.
Forecaster confidence in fog development is very low and thus was not included in area TAFs. A brief period of MVFR ceilings is anticipated around and after sunrise, but as daytime heating and mixing take place, these clouds should lift and clear by afternoon.

Otherwise, expect light, variable winds through the morning and a northeast wind during daytime hours. Winds along the coastline will turn to the south later in the day with the seabreeze boundary. Winds diminish with sundown once again.

11/Calhoun

MARINE
Issued at 247 AM CDT Thu Jun 13 2024

Light offshore flow will prevail through Friday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible in the vicinity of a stalled frontal boundary over the coastal waters early this morning with chances diminishing through the day. No appreciable precipitation is expected Friday or Saturday. Precipitation chances increase significantly Sunday night through most of next week as moisture from the Southern Gulf of Mexico advances northward. Increasing onshore winds and seas can be expected during this period, with Small Craft Advisories possible.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
AEX 91 64 94 69 / 0 0 0 0 LCH 92 70 94 74 / 0 0 0 0 LFT 93 71 96 76 / 0 0 10 0 BPT 93 73 96 74 / 10 0 0 0

LCH WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
LA...None.
TX...None.
GM...None.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind AirWater WavesinHgDewPt
PORT2 - 8770475 - Port Arthur, TX 10 mi56 minNNE 4.1G6 79°F 84°F29.85
TXPT2 20 mi56 minSE 7G8 84°F 88°F29.83
CAPL1 - 8768094 - Calcasieu Pass, LA 28 mi56 minE 8G11 81°F 87°F29.89
BKTL1 30 mi56 min 90°F
LCLL1 - 8767816 - Lake Charles, LA 35 mi56 min 76°F 91°F29.91
HIST2 41 mi56 minNNW 1.9G2.9 78°F 91°F29.84


Wind History for Port Arthur, TX
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherAirDewPtRHinHg
KORG ORANGE COUNTY,TX 6 sm19 mincalm10 smClear75°F72°F89%29.92
KBPT JACK BROOKS RGNL,TX 12 sm21 minNE 0510 smOvercast79°F73°F84%29.88
KBMT BEAUMONT MUNI,TX 23 sm19 mincalm10 smPartly Cloudy75°F70°F83%29.90


Tide / Current for Mesquite Point, Sabine Pass, Texas
   
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Mesquite Point
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Thu -- 01:07 AM CDT     Moonset
Thu -- 03:13 AM CDT     0.32 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:14 AM CDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:27 AM CDT     1.11 feet High Tide
Thu -- 12:49 PM CDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 06:15 PM CDT     0.73 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 08:17 PM CDT     Sunset
Thu -- 10:39 PM CDT     0.84 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Mesquite Point, Sabine Pass, Texas, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Sabine Pass, North, Texas
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Sabine Pass
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Thu -- 01:06 AM CDT     Moonset
Thu -- 03:22 AM CDT     0.58 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:14 AM CDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 11:05 AM CDT     1.45 feet High Tide
Thu -- 12:49 PM CDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 05:52 PM CDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 08:16 PM CDT     Sunset
Thu -- 11:20 PM CDT     1.13 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Sabine Pass, North, Texas, Tide feet
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