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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 210824
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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.

GMZ400-212115-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

SYNOPSIS

A weak frontal passage forecast to bring a brief bout of elevated
offshore flow early this morning. Winds will subside by
afternoon as high pressure builds in from the west, with an
onshore flow expected by Saturday as this high moves off to the
east.



GMZ430-212115-
Sabine Lake-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North winds around 5 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

TONIGHT
West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ432-212115-
Calcasieu Lake-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ435-212115-
Vermilion Bay-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to a light chop in the
afternoon.

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ450-212115-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

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

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ452-212115-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ455-212115-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

TODAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

TONIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

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

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

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

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

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ470-212115-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

TONIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ472-212115-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

TONIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ475-212115-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
324 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

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

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

MONDAY
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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