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
000
FZUS54 KLCH 261505
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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.

GMZ400-270415-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate offshore flow in the wake of a cold front early this
morning will diminish through the day. A mostly light offshore
flow will then continue through the weekend. Winds will shift
southeasterly by late Sunday into early Monday.

$$

GMZ430-270415-
Sabine Lake-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming south up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

$$

GMZ432-270415-
Calcasieu Lake-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming south up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ435-270415-
Vermilion Bay-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ450-270415-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ452-270415-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southwest up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ455-270415-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-270415-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.

$$

GMZ472-270415-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast up to
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.

$$

GMZ475-270415-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1005 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

08



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