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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 011538
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

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.

GMZ400-020415-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

SYNOPSIS

Areas of dense marine fog will continue through around noon as
the warm moist air passes atop the cooler shelf waters. A cold
front will move through the region later this afternoon and stall
offshore, bringing increasing chances of showers and
thunderstorms today through Tuesday evening. Moderate offshore
flow will develop behind the front, persisting into mid-week.
Marine fog is expected to disperse behind the cold front as
cooler and drier air moves through the region.



GMZ430-020415-
Sabine Lake-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


REST OF TODAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog through late this
morning. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds up to 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.

THURSDAY
East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.



GMZ432-020415-
Calcasieu Lake-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


REST OF TODAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog through late this
morning. Chance of showers through the day. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

THURSDAY
East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ435-020415-
Vermilion Bay-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY


REST OF TODAY
East winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to
choppy in the afternoon. Patchy dense fog through late this
morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.

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

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

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds up to 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay waters smooth increasing to a light chop after
midnight.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ450-020415-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Widespread dense fog late in the morning, then patchy dense
fog in the afternoon. Slight chance of showers late in the
morning, then chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ452-020415-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Areas of dense fog through late this morning, then patchy dense
fog in the afternoon. Chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ455-020415-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
East winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas of dense
fog through late this morning, then patchy dense fog in the
afternoon. Slight chance of showers late in the morning. Chance
of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Patchy fog in the evening. Rain showers likely and slight chance
of thunderstorms through the night.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ470-020415-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

REST OF TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Patchy fog through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Patchy fog in the evening. Rain showers likely through the night.
Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely in the morning.
Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.



GMZ472-020415-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Patchy fog through the day. Chance of showers in the
afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Patchy fog in the evening. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms through the
night.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

THURSDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers in the
evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night. Slight
chance of rain showers after midnight.



GMZ475-020415-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
938 AM CST Mon Mar 1 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

REST OF TODAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Patchy fog through the day. Slight chance of showers late in the
morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Patchy
fog in the evening. Rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers
in the evening.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.



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