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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 290906
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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.

GMZ400-292130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

SYNOPSIS

MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY...AS LOWER
PRESSURE DEVELOPS IN THE PLAINS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
LIKELY DEVELOP AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND...AS THIS LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM PUSHES A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE COASTAL WATERS. OFFSHORE
WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ON MONDAY AS THE COLD FRONT SAGS INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS AND STALLS.



GMZ430-292130-
SABINE LAKE-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ432-292130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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

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

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ435-292130-
VERMILION BAY-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ450-292130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.



GMZ452-292130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ455-292130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ470-292130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ472-292130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ475-292130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
406 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



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