751  
FZUS54 KLCH 230251  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 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.  
 
GMZ400-231515-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT, THEN MOVE  
THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS DURING WEDNESDAY MORNING. ELEVATED  
SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE FRONT, ALONG WITH  
AN INCREASE IN SHOWERS. BEHIND THE FRONT, STRONG AND GUSTY OFFSHORE  
FLOW WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY IN ITS WAKE. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY  
THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WESTERN GULF REGION,  
THEN VEER TO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION BY THE WEEKEND AS THE HIGH  
MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. AN OFFSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN ONCE MORE BY  
THE END OF THE WEEKEND AS LOW PRESSURE DRIFTS THROUGH THE WESTERN  
GULF OF MEXICO.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-231515-  
SABINE LAKE-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.  
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-231515-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.  
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.   
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-231515-  
VERMILION BAY-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING  
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-231515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM CST  
WEDNESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO  
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
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
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF  
RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-231515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST  
WEDNESDAY...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
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
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-231515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
MORNING...  
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY EVENING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-231515-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE  
OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-231515-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-231515-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
851 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS  
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO  
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 7 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
 

 
 
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