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
000
FZUS54 KLCH 231453
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

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.

GMZ400-240315-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds and Seas will continue to decrease throughout today. Light
south winds are expected to become easterly over the weekend and
into early next week as a weak cold front sags south and stalls
over the coastal waters. This will result in increased chances
for showers and thunderstorms into early next week.

$$

GMZ430-240315-
Sabine Lake-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.
.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.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-240315-
Calcasieu Lake-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.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.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-240315-
Vermilion Bay-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-240315-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-240315-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-240315-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-240315-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-240315-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-240315-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
953 AM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

27



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