Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 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.

GMZ400-251015-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING WITH STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING LATE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT, WITH WINDS DIMINISHING THROUGH THE DAY
SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH
ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING AND STRENGTHENING SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS
ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS AGAIN.
CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS RETURN BY SUNDAY EVENING,
WITH THE BEST CHANCES ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

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GMZ430-251015-
SABINE LAKE-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-251015-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-251015-
VERMILION BAY-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-251015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-251015-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-251015-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-251015-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
359 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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