694  
FZUS54 KLCH 172132  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-181030-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH TONIGHT AS HIGH  
PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. WINDS WILL  
BEGIN SHIFT EAST ON THURSDAY AND SOUTHEAST BY FRIDAY AS THE HIGH  
MOVES EAST OF THE REGION. A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL  
THEN PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND, WITH ANOTHER FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE  
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY INTO EARLY MONDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-181030-  
SABINE LAKE-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-181030-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-181030-  
VERMILION BAY-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
..LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-181030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-181030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-181030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-181030-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST  
TONIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST  
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-181030-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST  
TONIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP  
TO 7 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-181030-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
332 PM CST WED JAN 17 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST  
TONIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
7 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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