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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 260320
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

GMZ400-261545-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO MOVE OFF TO THE EAST ON
SUNDAY WITH SOUTHERLY WINDS GRADUALLY DEVELOPING. THESE SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY ON MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS. THIS COLD FRONT WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS ON WEDNESDAY WITH OFFSHORE FLOW
RETURNING.   



GMZ430-261545-
SABINE LAKE-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ432-261545-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

SUNDAY
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ435-261545-
VERMILION BAY-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

SUNDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ450-261545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ452-261545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ455-261545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ470-261545-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ472-261545-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.



GMZ475-261545-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1020 PM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.