Click on the map below for the point forecast or the link below for the zone forecast. 

Please Note: Being a forecast for a single point, the point forecast is very specific and mariners should also be aware of weather conditions in the surrounding area. Forecast information for the surrounding area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics. Be aware, the forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
 
 
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Latest Observations
Land Stations Marine Stations
Lake Charles - south
Lake Charles - east
Galveston Bay North Jetty
High Island Block 179A
Carlyss
Jennings
Buoy 42035
Sea Rim State Park
Abbeville
Lafayette
Texas Point
Sabine Pass North
New Iberia
Burns Point
Port Arthur
Sabine Pass Block 13B
Patterson
Nederland
Calcasieu Pass
Fresh Water Canal Locks
Orange
Beaumont
Marsh Island
South Marsh Block 268A
 
Galveston
Amerada Pass
Berwick Tesoro Terminal
   
Galveston Pier 21
Rollover Pass
   
West Cameron Block 368A
East Cameron Block 278B
   
Vermilion Block 331A
Ship Shoal 178

 

Text forecasts issued by NWS Lake Charles Text forecasts issued by neighboring NWS offices
Sabine Lake Galveston Bay
Calcasieu Lake High Island, TX to Freeport, TX out to 20 NM
Vermilion Bay High Island, TX to Freeport, TX 20 to 60 NM
Cameron, LA to High Island, TX out to 20 NM Port Fourchon, LA to Lower Atchafalaya River, LA out to 20 NM
Cameron, LA to High Island, TX 20 to 60 NM Port Fourchon, LA to Lower Atchafalaya River, LA 20 to 60 NM
Intracoastal City, LA to Cameron, LA out to 20 NM Full Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS Houston/Galveston
Intracoastal City, LA to Cameron, LA 20 to 60 NM Full Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS New Orleans
Lower Atchafalaya River, LA to Intracoastal City, LA* out to 20 NM Western Gulf of Mexico beyond 60 NM
Lower Atchafalaya River, LA to Intracoastal City, TX 20 to 60 NM Middle Gulf of Mexico beyond 60 NM
Full Coastal Waters Forecast from NWS Lake Charles Other West Gulf Marine Forecasts from the NWS
* includes Atchafalaya Bay  

 

Other Helpful Information
 
PORTS® Data
Lake Charles Sabine/Neches
Houston/Galveston Bay Lower Mississippi River
 
Regional Radar Data
Lake Charles Houston/Galveston New Orleans
 
Marine MOS Products
West Gulf GFS Marine MOS Guidance GFS Text Messages (by Station List)
West Gulf NAM (Eta) Marine MOS Guidance NAM (Eta) Text Messages (by Station List)
Marine MOS Description Marine MOS Buoy Station Table
 
NWPS/Swan Wave Model Data Satellite Imagery Local Tide Data
 

 

Other Marine-related Links
 · National Data Buoy Center  · Ocean Prediction Center
 · NWS's Office of Meteorology Marine page
 · National Safe Boating Council
 · NWS Marine Weather Services publications  · U.S. Coast Guard
 · National Geodetic Survey
 · Beaufort Scale
 · NHC's Mariner's Guide For Hurricane Awareness  


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