Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 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.

GMZ400-120515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A reinforcing dry cold front will move across the coastal waters
late Monday night into early Tuesday morning. A brief period of
moderate to strong offshore flow will develop behind the front on
 early Tuesday.

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GMZ430-120515-
Sabine Lake-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters smooth.

$$

GMZ432-120515-
Calcasieu Lake-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth.

$$

GMZ435-120515-
Vermilion Bay-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest 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 becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight.

$$

GMZ450-120515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ452-120515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ455-120515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ470-120515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ472-120515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ475-120515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1058 AM CST Mon Dec 11 2017

.REST OF TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

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