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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 072118
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 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.

GMZ400-081030-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

SYNOPSIS

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY FOLLOWED BY A SHARP INCREASE IN WINDS ALONG WITH
SIGNIFICANTLY BUILDING SEAS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES AND GALE
WARNINGS WILL BE IN PLACE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY.



GMZ430-081030-
SABINE LAKE-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.

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

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.



GMZ432-081030-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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

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



GMZ435-081030-
VERMILION BAY-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

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

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

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



GMZ450-081030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.



GMZ452-081030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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

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

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

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



GMZ455-081030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.



GMZ470-081030-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ472-081030-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ475-081030-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
318 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

TONIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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

THURSDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.



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