Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36
000
FZUS54 KLCH 010301
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

COASTAL WATERS FROM THE LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH
ISLAND TX OUT 60 NAUTICAL MILES INCLUDING SABINE AND
CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE
HIGHEST ONE THIRD OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL
HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES.

GMZ400-011615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO EARLY WEEK AS
LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY AFFECT THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK...AS A COLD FRONT MOVES TOWARD THE COASTAL WATERS.
OFFSHORE WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED BY MONDAY NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT
SAGS INTO THE COASTAL WATERS AND STALLS.

$$

GMZ430-011615-
SABINE LAKE-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-011615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-011615-
VERMILION BAY-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-011615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-011615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-011615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-011615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

23



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.