908  
FZUS54 KLCH 180944  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 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.  
 
GMZ400-182215-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD  
FRONT. THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO PUSH THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS  
SATURDAY EVENING, BRINGING A CHANCE OF SHOWERS, FOLLOWED BY A  
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND VERY ROUGH SEAS THAT WILL PERSIST INTO  
SUNDAY. EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO DEVELOP MONDAY,  
WITH NORTHERLY WINDS RETURNING WITH THE NEXT FRONT ON TUESDAY  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-182215-  
SABINE LAKE-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-182215-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-182215-  
VERMILION BAY-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-182215-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-182215-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-182215-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO  
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE  
OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-182215-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
45 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 7 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-182215-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS IN THE  
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-182215-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
344 AM CST SAT NOV 18 2017  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS  
AFTERNOON...   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS EVENING
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY  
MORNING...  
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS IN THE  
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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