423  
FZUS54 KLCH 200922  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-202200-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY BUT WILL BEGIN TO DECREASE  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON EARLY EVENING HOURS AS A CANADIAN COLD FRONT  
MOVES INTO THE COASTAL WATERS. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING  
IN ITS WAKE ON THIS LATEST FRONT WITH SEAS BUILDING. WINDS  
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DIMINISHING LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-202200-  
SABINE LAKE-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...  
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-202200-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...  
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-202200-  
VERMILION BAY-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-202200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-202200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-202200-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-202200-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-202200-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST THIS MORNING  
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-202200-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
322 AM CST THU FEB 20 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST TODAY THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON...   
..GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
 
 
   
TODAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO  
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS  
3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
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