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NWS Forecast

FZUS54 KLCH 300926
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

GMZ400-302215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT EARLY THIS MORNING WILL BRING A BRIEF
PERIOD OF MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW. A RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE SOUTHEAST U.S. EARLY THIS WEEKEND.
WHILE ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN ON SUNDAY...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT. MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW
IS EXPECTED FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.



GMZ430-302215-
SABINE LAKE-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ432-302215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ435-302215-
VERMILION BAY-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ450-302215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. RAIN LIKELY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ452-302215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
THEN 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ455-302215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ470-302215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ472-302215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.



GMZ475-302215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

MONDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.