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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 270256
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

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.

GMZ400-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

SYNOPSIS

MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST ON THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS EAST OF THE
REGION. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE
THROUGH MONDAY AS A STRONG DISTURBANCE ALOFT MOVES ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS...AND SOME OF THE STORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
DISTURBANCE COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
WATER LIGHTNING. A SURFACE LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER TEXAS AND MOVE
ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT...DRAGGING A COLD FRONT OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING AN END TO RAIN
CHANCES...ALONG WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW.



GMZ430-270930-
SABINE LAKE-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.



GMZ432-270930-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.



GMZ435-270930-
VERMILION BAY-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.



GMZ450-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.



GMZ452-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.



GMZ455-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.



GMZ470-270930-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.



GMZ472-270930-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.



GMZ475-270930-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
956 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.



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