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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 240923
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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.

GMZ400-242200-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

SYNOPSIS

Offshore flow begins to weaken some through the morning hours
Friday, remaining light and offshore through early Saturday. High
pressure slides eastward through Louisiana, with east-
southeasterly winds developing by late Saturday. Onshore flow
becomes more moderate on Sunday with increasing shower and
thunderstorm chances as a low develops in the NW Gulf. By early
Monday, light offshore flow develops with drier conditions
expected. Pattern continues thereafter, with east-southeasterly
winds developing by early Tuesday and an increase in rain chances
ahead of another system pushing through.



GMZ430-242200-
Sabine Lake-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Rain showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds up to 5 knots becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.

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

TUESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. 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.



GMZ432-242200-
Calcasieu Lake-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

TONIGHT
North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southeast 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.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop after
midnight.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.

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

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Lake waters a light chop
increasing to choppy after midnight. Chance of rain showers and
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance
of rain showers after midnight.



GMZ435-242200-
Vermilion Bay-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming west
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Chance of rain showers in the
evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Bay waters choppy. Slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. Chance of rain showers through the night.



GMZ450-242200-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

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

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Rain showers likely in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southeast 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.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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

TUESDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest 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.



GMZ452-242200-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers
in the evening.

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

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

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 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.

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



GMZ455-242200-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain showers in the
evening.

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

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

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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



GMZ470-242200-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the day. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 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.



GMZ472-242200-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Rain showers likely in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of rain showers
in the evening.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 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.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots after midnight. 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.



GMZ475-242200-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
323 AM CST Fri Jan 24 2020

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

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

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely
and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers in the morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. Rain showers likely in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain showers
in the evening.

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

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
southwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain showers
through the night.



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