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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 181422
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 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.

GMZ400-190315-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

SYNOPSIS

Tropical Depression Imelda will continue to move slowly north
across east Texas through the end of the week and weaken. Deep
tropical moisture and a fairly tight pressure gradient is
expected to produce squally weather through Friday. High pressure
will build into the coastal waters from the east over the
weekend. 



GMZ430-190315-
Sabine Lake-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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



GMZ432-190315-
Calcasieu Lake-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

THURSDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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



GMZ435-190315-
Vermilion Bay-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

TONIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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

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



GMZ450-190315-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms
likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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



GMZ452-190315-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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

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



GMZ455-190315-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

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

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

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



GMZ470-190315-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.

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

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ472-190315-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

TODAY
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.

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

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



GMZ475-190315-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
922 AM CDT Wed Sep 18 2019

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

TONIGHT
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

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

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the night.

SATURDAY
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.



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