596  
FZUS54 KLCH 240258  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 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.  
 
GMZ400-241515-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
A LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY.  
HIGH PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE REGION WILL BRING WINDS TO MORE  
EASTERLY SATURDAY, TRENDING ONSHORE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS  
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE GULF WATERS, RESULTING IN AN  
INCREASING CHANCE FOR SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-241515-  
SABINE LAKE-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
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. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-241515-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH 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. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-241515-  
VERMILION BAY-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.   
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
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. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-241515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-241515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-241515-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-241515-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-241515-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO  
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-241515-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
858 PM CST THU JAN 23 2020  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 

 
 
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