Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 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.

GMZ400-190215-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A warm frontal boundary will continue moving slowly northward
across Southeast Texas through Southern Louisiana before becoming
stationary once again today. South winds will prevail to the
south of the boundary with an east to northeast flow to the north
of it. The probability of some marine fog to linger but
redevelopment is expected again tonight.


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GMZ430-190215-
Sabine Lake-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Widespread dense fog in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.
Chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Patchy fog in the morning. Chance of showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Areas of fog. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Lake waters choppy decreasing to a light
chop after midnight. Chance of rain showers.

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GMZ432-190215-
Calcasieu Lake-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Widespread dense fog in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Showers likely through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.
Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Areas of fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers in the
morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers
through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Rain showers likely.

$$

GMZ435-190215-
Vermilion Bay-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Widespread dense fog in the morning. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after midnight.
Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Areas of fog. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers
through the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Rain showers likely.

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GMZ450-190215-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Areas of fog through the day. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Areas
of fog through the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Areas of
fog through the day. Slight chance of showers in the morning.
Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through
the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ452-190215-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Areas of fog through the day. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Areas
of fog through the night. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Areas
of fog. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through
the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Rain showers likely.

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GMZ455-190215-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Areas of fog through the day. Slight chance of thunderstorms in
the morning. Chance of showers through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Areas of fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Areas of fog. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through the
night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely.

$$

GMZ470-190215-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy fog in the morning, then areas of fog in the afternoon.
Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Areas of fog through the night. Slight chance of rain after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas of
fog. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through
the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ472-190215-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy fog in the morning. Areas of fog in the afternoon. Slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through
the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas
of fog through the night. Slight chance of rain after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Areas of fog through the day. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through
the night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers
likely.

$$

GMZ475-190215-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
744 AM CST Mon Dec 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy fog in the morning. Areas of fog in the afternoon. Chance
of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through the
day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas
of fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Areas
of fog through the day. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Areas of fog through the night. Chance of showers through the
night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. 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 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Rain showers likely.

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