Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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.

GMZ400-240830-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate to strong offshore flow will begin late tonight and
continue through Tuesday night. High pressure will further build
over the area allowing for diminishing winds on Wednesday. The
approach of a cold front late in the week will bring a return to
onshore flow. By Saturday, the front will move through waters and
moderate to strong offshore flow is forecasted in its wake.


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GMZ430-240830-
Sabine Lake-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to choppy
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to
smooth after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy in the afternoon. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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GMZ432-240830-
Calcasieu Lake-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots increasing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to choppy
after midnight.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to
smooth after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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GMZ435-240830-
Vermilion Bay-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. Slight chance of rain
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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GMZ450-240830-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ452-240830-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ455-240830-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ470-240830-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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GMZ472-240830-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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GMZ475-240830-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
301 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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