Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 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.

GMZ400-210330-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
An upper level trough will traverse the northern gulf coast today
sparking scattered showers and thunderstorms across the coastal
waters. Otherwise, weak high pressure will continue to hold over
the northeast Gulf, yielding generally light southerly winds and
low seas.

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GMZ430-210330-
Sabine Lake-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-210330-
Calcasieu Lake-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-210330-
Vermilion Bay-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-210330-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-210330-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-210330-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-210330-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-210330-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-210330-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
918 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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