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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 231012
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 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.

GMZ400-232230-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

SYNOPSIS

Dense fog will continue across the coastal waters through the
early morning as a weak cool front sags south and stalls. The
front will meander over the coastal waters through the day before
lifting north as a warm front tonight. Dense fog will once again
be possible over the nearshore waters tonight into Sunday morning.
Frontal boundaries moving through the area both Monday and
Wednesday will be accompanied by scattered showers, isolated
thunderstorms and elevated seas.



GMZ430-232230-
Sabine Lake-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

TODAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Patchy fog through the day. Slight chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Patchy fog. Chance of rain showers.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers likely in the morning, then chance of showers in the
afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.

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



GMZ432-232230-
Calcasieu Lake-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

TODAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Areas of fog in the morning, then patchy fog in the afternoon.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Patchy fog in the evening. Chance of rain showers through
the night.

SUNDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers likely through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

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



GMZ435-232230-
Vermilion Bay-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

TODAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Patchy fog in the evening. Slight chance of rain showers through
the night.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers in the morning. Areas of dense fog in
the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Areas of dense fog in the evening. Patchy dense fog after
midnight.

MONDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Bay waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then
slight chance of rain showers after midnight.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.



GMZ450-232230-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
CST SUNDAY...

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog
through the day. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Patchy dense fog. Chance of rain showers.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the morning. Patchy dense fog in
the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy fog through the night. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely in the morning, then chance of showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers through the day.

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



GMZ452-232230-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
CST SUNDAY...

TODAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog
through the day. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Patchy dense fog through the night. Chance of rain showers in the
evening. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers in the morning, then showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of rain showers through
the night.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain
showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

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



GMZ455-232230-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM
CST SUNDAY...

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy fog.
Chance of rain showers.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
rain showers in the evening. Patchy dense fog through the night.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
South 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 rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain showers through the
night.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of rain
showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain
showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.



GMZ470-232230-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog
through the day. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy dense fog through the night. Slight chance of rain showers
through the night.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers in the morning.

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

MONDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers through the day.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of rain showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

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



GMZ472-232230-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog
through the day. Chance of rain showers in the morning. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Patchy fog through
the night.

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

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

MONDAY
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers through the day.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of showers
through the night.

WEDNESDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

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



GMZ475-232230-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
412 AM CST Sat Jan 23 2021

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy fog.
Chance of rain showers.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Patchy fog through
the night.

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

SUNDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers after
midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
showers through the night.

WEDNESDAY
Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers.

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



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