Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 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.

GMZ400-282145-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
An upper level trof of low pressure over the northwest Gulf coupled
with a surface trough of low pressure along the Texas coast will
result in modest east to southeast winds and numerous showers and
thunderstorms through Thursday. Rain chances will decrease as
these features lift to the northeast and away from the region by
Friday, with light to modest south winds prevailing around high
pressure ridging west across the Gulf.

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GMZ430-282145-
Sabine Lake-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

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GMZ432-282145-
Calcasieu Lake-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ435-282145-
Vermilion Bay-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ450-282145-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ452-282145-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ455-282145-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ470-282145-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ472-282145-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ475-282145-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
350 AM CDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

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