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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 300541
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

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.

GMZ400-301815-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

SYNOPSIS

WINDS ARE FORECAST TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT
AS THE FRONT NEARS AND THEN PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION. A BRIEF
PERIOD OF WEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONTAL PASSAGE, WITH AN
ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOUTH WINDS
WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND IN ASSOCIATION WITH ANOTHER
STORM SYSTEM FORECAST TO AFFECT THE AREA.    



GMZ430-301815-
SABINE LAKE-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ432-301815-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 101 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ435-301815-
VERMILION BAY-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...TORNADO WATCH 101 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ450-301815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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



GMZ452-301815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...TORNADO WATCH 101 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

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

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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

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

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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



GMZ455-301815-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...TORNADO WATCH 101 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

FRIDAY
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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

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



GMZ470-301815-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.

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

FRIDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.



GMZ472-301815-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.



GMZ475-301815-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1241 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.



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