Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 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.

GMZ400-201515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will continue to move away through Friday and low
pressure will move across the plains. This will keep a moderate
south to southeast flow in place into the weekend. A cold front
will sweep across the area Sunday with high pressure building in
for early next week.

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GMZ430-201515-
Sabine Lake-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

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GMZ432-201515-
Calcasieu Lake-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.

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GMZ435-201515-
Vermilion Bay-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

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GMZ450-201515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ452-201515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ455-201515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-201515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ472-201515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ475-201515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1000 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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