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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 160908
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

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

GMZ400-162215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION TODAY WITH MODERATE EAST
WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEASTERLY BY THIS AFTERNOON. THESE ONSHORE WINDS
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW
REDEVELOPING BY FRIDAY MORNING AS A WEAK FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS. A FEW SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY
NIGHT AHEAD OF THE FRONT. 



GMZ430-162215-
SABINE LAKE-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TODAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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

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

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

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

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



GMZ432-162215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TODAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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

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

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

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



GMZ435-162215-
VERMILION BAY-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

TODAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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

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

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

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



GMZ450-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ452-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ455-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ470-162215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ472-162215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ475-162215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
408 AM CDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS MORNING


TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.