613  
FZUS54 KLCH 191502  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-200415-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHEAST WINDS WILL DIMINISH TODAY AS HIGH  
PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE REGION. LIGHT WINDS WILL PREVAIL UNTIL  
PASSAGE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY  
MORNING, RESULTING IN A BRIEF PERIOD OF ELEVATED OFFSHORE FLOW.  
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE REGION FRIDAY, WITH ONSHORE  
FLOW DEVELOPING AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AN UPPER  
LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-200415-  
SABINE LAKE-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A  
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-200415-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST UP  
TO 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A  
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-200415-  
VERMILION BAY-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-200415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING  
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-200415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-200415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-200415-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-200415-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-200415-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
1002 AM CDT TUE MAR 19 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.  
 

 
 
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