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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 160910
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 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.

GMZ400-162130-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

SYNOPSIS

An arctic front will move through the area today, ushering a very
cold airmass into the region. Northerly winds will rapidly
strengthen behind the front, with gusts to gale force expected
through Wednesday morning. Winds will begin to decrease by
Wednesday night, veering to the east on Thursday and southeast by
Friday as high pressure moves east of the region.



GMZ430-162130-
Sabine Lake-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY


TODAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Rain
likely through the day. Light freezing rain and snow likely in
the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Chance
of snow in the evening, then slight chance of light freezing rain
after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.

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

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers.



GMZ432-162130-
Calcasieu Lake-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY


TODAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Chance of
rain in the morning, then light freezing rain, snow and rain
likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Chance
of snow and light sleet in the evening.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.

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

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.



GMZ435-162130-
Vermilion Bay-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO NOON
CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY


TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters very rough.
Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain and
light freezing rain in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough. Chance
of light sleet, rain, light freezing rain and snow in the
evening, then slight chance of light freezing rain, snow and
light sleet after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.

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

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of rain showers through the night.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.



GMZ450-162130-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain in the morning, then rain, snow, light sleet and light
freezing rain likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of snow and light sleet in the evening, then slight chance of
rain and light freezing rain after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers.



GMZ452-162130-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of rain in the
morning, then rain likely, chance of light freezing rain and
light sleet in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of light sleet, rain and light freezing rain in the evening, then
slight chance of rain and light freezing rain after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.



GMZ455-162130-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of rain in the
morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to around
40 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain, light freezing rain
and light sleet in the evening, then slight chance of rain, light
freezing rain and light sleet after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers through the night.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.



GMZ470-162130-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts up to 45 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Chance of rain in the morning, then rain likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain and light sleet in
the evening, then slight chance of rain and light freezing rain
after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance of rain
showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Slight chance of showers.



GMZ472-162130-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain in the
morning, then chance of rain in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain and light sleet in
the evening, then slight chance of rain and light freezing rain
after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

THURSDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance of rain
showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet. Slight chance of showers.



GMZ475-162130-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
310 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 25 to 30 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. Slight chance of rain in the morning, then chance of rain
in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Chance of rain in the evening,
then slight chance of rain and light freezing rain after
midnight.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers.



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