Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 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.

GMZ400-192230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A DENSE FOG POTENTIAL WILL REMAIN THROUGH TONIGHT AS A LONG
FETCH OF RELATIVE WARM AND MOIST SOUTHEASTERLIES ADVANCE OVER THE
COOLER SHELF WATERS OF THE NORTHWEST GULF. WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED MONDAY INTO TUESDAY ASSOCIATED
WITH LOW PRESSURE MOVING EAST THROUGH TEXAS AND INTO THE GULF
WATERS.


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GMZ430-192230-
SABINE LAKE-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.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.

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GMZ432-192230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING,
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.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.

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GMZ435-192230-
VERMILION BAY-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ450-192230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-192230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ455-192230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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GMZ470-192230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ472-192230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ475-192230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
323 AM CST SUN FEB 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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