573  
FZUS54 KLCH 301445  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-310315-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
A BRIEF PERIOD OF WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONTAL  
PASSAGE TODAY, WITH AN ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING TONIGHT INTO  
FRIDAY. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND IN  
ASSOCIATION WITH ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM FORECAST TO AFFECT THE AREA.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-310315-  
SABINE LAKE-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-310315-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-310315-  
VERMILION BAY-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-310315-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-310315-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-310315-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-310315-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-310315-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-310315-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
945 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
LIKELY.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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