318  
FZUS54 KLCH 220800  
CWFLCH  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ400-222030-  
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT  
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
OFFSHORE FLOW, ALONG WITH SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS,  
WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THIS EVENING, REMAINING ELEVATED THROUGH  
WEDNESDAY AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE FORMS ALONG THE FRONT IN THE  
COASTAL WATERS. THE FRONTAL LOW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST LATE  
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY MORNING, DRAGGING ANOTHER COLD FRONT  
THROUGH THE REGION AND BRINGING AN END TO THE PRECIPITATION.  
 

 
 
GMZ430-222030-  
SABINE LAKE-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ432-222030-  
CALCASIEU LAKE-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS  
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ435-222030-  
VERMILION BAY-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS  
ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ450-222030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
 

 
 
GMZ452-222030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS  
LIKELY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ455-222030-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY  
LA OUT 20 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS.   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ470-222030-  
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ472-222030-  
WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ475-222030-  
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM  
20 TO 60 NM-  
300 AM CDT MON OCT 22 2018  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING
 
 
   
TODAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS  
LIKELY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
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