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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 231536
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 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.

GMZ400-240415-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SYNOPSIS

Moderate west to southwest flow will continue today as the
pressure gradient remains fairly tight ahead of a cool front from
the northeast. This front will move through the region late this
evening into Tuesday morning, with light to moderate north winds
behind it. Variable winds can be expected by Wednesday into the
remainder of the week as the front washes out and the pressure
gradient remains light. 



GMZ430-240415-
Sabine Lake-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

REST OF TODAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

TONIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Lake waters choppy decreasing to smooth
after midnight. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

WEDNESDAY
Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

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

THURSDAY
West winds up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

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

FRIDAY
West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

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



GMZ432-240415-
Calcasieu Lake-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

REST OF TODAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

TONIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast around
5 knots after midnight. Lake waters choppy decreasing to smooth
after midnight. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming north up
to 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

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

THURSDAY
West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

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

FRIDAY
West winds up to 5 knots becoming south around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ435-240415-
Vermilion Bay-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

REST OF TODAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Bay waters rough decreasing to a light chop after
midnight. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

THURSDAY
North winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

FRIDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ450-240415-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

THURSDAY
West winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

FRIDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ452-240415-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

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

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
West winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

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



GMZ455-240415-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.

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

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

FRIDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ470-240415-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

FRIDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ472-240415-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

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

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

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

FRIDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



GMZ475-240415-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1036 AM CDT Mon Jul 23 2018

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING


REST OF TODAY
West winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

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

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

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

FRIDAY
South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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



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