Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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
000
FZUS54 KLCH 192015
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-200830-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF EASTER WEEKEND INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK. A WEAK FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BRING A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...WITH
THE FRONT EXPECTED TO WASH OUT ALONG THE COAST. AN INCREASING
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING AN INCREASED ONSHORE FLOW BY
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ430-200830-
SABINE LAKE-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

$$

GMZ432-200830-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

$$

GMZ435-200830-
VERMILION BAY-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

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

$$

GMZ450-200830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-200830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-200830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT IN THE MORNING THEN 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-200830-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-200830-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-200830-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
315 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$







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