Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 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.

GMZ400-221515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Gusty northerly winds are expected behind our next frontal
passage tonight... lingering into Wednesday night before
diminishing as another round of high pressure builds over the
region.

$$

GMZ430-221515-
Sabine Lake-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ432-221515-
Calcasieu Lake-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming north
after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ435-221515-
Vermilion Bay-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM CST WEDNESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Rain showers likely early in the evening, then chance of
rain showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ450-221515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ452-221515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
early in the evening, then slight chance of rain showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ455-221515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms
early in the evening, then chance of rain showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ470-221515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to
40 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of
showers early in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ472-221515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ475-221515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
855 PM CST Tue Nov 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Occasional showers early in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

$$

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