732  
FZUS54 KLCH 291512  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 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.  
 
GMZ400-300330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH WINDS ALONG WITH ROUGH SEAS ARE EXPECTED  
DURING THE AFTERNOON AS A LOW PRESSURE AREA AND AN ASSOCIATED  
COLD FRONT APPROACH THE AREA. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO GRADUALLY  
SUBSIDE FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT AS THE FRONT NEARS AND THEN  
PUSHES THROUGH THE REGION. A BRIEF PERIOD OF WEST WINDS WILL  
FOLLOW THE FRONTAL PASSAGE, WITH AN ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING  
THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVER  
THE WEEKEND IN ASSOCIATION WITH ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM FORECAST TO  
AFFECT THE AREA.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-300330-  
SABINE LAKE-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
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 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-300330-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
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 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. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-300330-  
VERMILION BAY-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY
 
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
ROUGH.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-300330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-300330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-300330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-300330-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-300330-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN  
THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-300330-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
1012 AM CDT WED MAR 29 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST 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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  
 

 
 
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