454  
FZUS54 KLCH 280251 AAB  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-281530-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND ELEVATED SEAS WILL BE A CONCERN ACROSS ALL  
MARINE ZONES THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK, AS THE PRESSURE  
GRADIENT REMAINS TIGHT. SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 TO 30 KNOTS TOMORROW,  
WITH ACCOMPANYING GUSTS UPWARDS OF 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE OVER THE GULF  
WATERS. AT THE SAME TIME, SEAS AROUND 5-8 FEET WITH HIGHER SWELLS,  
ESPECIALLY BEYOND 20 NM, WILL BE POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL STILL BE  
VERY BREEZY ON FRIDAY, BUT WILL FINALLY BEGIN TO RELAX FRIDAY  
EVENING INTO EARLY SATURDAY, FALLING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS BY  
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL SHIFT NORTH, NORTHEAST  
AND EVENTUALLY EASTWARD BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND AS HIGH  
PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE SOUTHEAST STATES.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-281530-  
SABINE LAKE-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.   
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-281530-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.   
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND  
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-281530-  
VERMILION BAY-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING
 
 
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY  
ROUGH.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND  
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-281530-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-281530-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-281530-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.   
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR  
LESS.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-281530-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 30 TO  
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 11 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.   
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-281530-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 30 TO  
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 13 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO  
12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-281530-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
951 PM CDT WED OCT 27 2021  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT THURSDAY
 
 
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
MORNING...  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO  
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 13 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND  
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS  
UP TO 14 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
SUNDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
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