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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 230230
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

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.

GMZ400-231515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

SYNOPSIS

Fair weather and light to moderate onshore flow will prevail
through the middle of next week as surface high pressure ridges
westward across the northern Gulf of Mexico.  



GMZ430-231515-
Sabine Lake-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

SUNDAY
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
through the day. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.



GMZ432-231515-
Calcasieu Lake-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

SATURDAY
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

SUNDAY
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.



GMZ435-231515-
Vermilion Bay-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

TUESDAY
South winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers
through the day. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.



GMZ450-231515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.



GMZ452-231515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.



GMZ455-231515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

MONDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.



GMZ470-231515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.



GMZ472-231515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.



GMZ475-231515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
930 PM CDT Fri Jun 22 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.



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