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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 250312
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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

GMZ400-251615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF. A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP
FRIDAY BEHIND A WEAK COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN AND SEAS
WILL BUILD THROUGH THE WEEKEND IN ADVANCE OF OUR NEXT FRONTAL
PASSAGE LATE MONDAY. 



GMZ430-251615-
SABINE LAKE-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.



GMZ432-251615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ435-251615-
VERMILION BAY-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO ROUGH
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ450-251615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.



GMZ452-251615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.



GMZ455-251615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.



GMZ470-251615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.



GMZ472-251615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.



GMZ475-251615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1012 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.