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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS54 KLCH

FZUS54 KLCH 220857
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

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.

GMZ400-222145-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

SYNOPSIS

Elevated winds are expected to last through the day. Showers and
thunderstorms are possible with the approach and passage of a
cold front. After a brief shift to a more easterly wind direction
behind the boundary, onshore flow is expected to re- develop
Monday as the front lifts back onshore.



GMZ430-222145-
Sabine Lake-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots, diminishing to 5 to 10 knots with gusts up to 20 knots
late this morning and early afternoon, then becoming east 10 to
15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots late. Lake waters choppy.
Showers with thunderstorms likely this morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters rough. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Lake waters rough. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest
after midnight. Lake waters choppy. Showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
North winds around 10 knots. Lake waters light chop.
A chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ432-222145-
Calcasieu Lake-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers with thunderstorms likely until late afternoon, then a
chance of showers and thunderstorms late.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Lake waters choppy. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Lake waters
choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Lake waters rough. Showers likely. Thunderstorms likely, mainly
in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Lake waters rough. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters choppy. Showers likely with a chance
of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters light chop. A
chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters
light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ435-222145-
Vermilion Bay-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Bay
waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Bay waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the
evening.

MONDAY
East winds around 10 knots, becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Bay waters rough. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Bay waters rough. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters light chop.
A chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Bay waters light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ450-222145-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

TODAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northeast 10 to
15 knots late this morning and early afternoon, then becoming
east late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely,
mainly this morning.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely, mainly in the morning.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming west
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers, mainly in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ452-222145-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming east 10 to
15 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of thunderstorms.
Showers likely, mainly this morning.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms, mainly in the evening.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then
showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of
showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ455-222145-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms early
this morning, then showers and thunderstorms likely late this
morning and afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly in the
evening.

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely with a chance of
thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, increasing to
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ470-222145-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots, becoming northeast with gusts up to 30 knots late this
morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet.
Showers likely this morning. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance
of showers this afternoon.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms, mainly in the morning.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds around 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of
showers. A chance of thunderstorms, mainly in the evening.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.

THURSDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A chance of showers, mainly in the
morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ472-222145-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northeast early this
afternoon, then becoming east late. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas
5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. A chance of thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

MONDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of thunderstorms. A chance of
showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers with a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ475-222145-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
357 AM CDT Sun May 22 2022

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

TODAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 30 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. A chance of
thunderstorms this morning. Showers. Thunderstorms likely this
afternoon.

TONIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet, occasionally to 9 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely, mainly in the evening.

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.

MONDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers, mainly in the
morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet,
occasionally to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.