Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 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.

GMZ400-271530-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A weak high pressure system at the surface across the northern
Gulf of Mexico will persist for the next few days. This will help
maintain a light and somewhat variable flow. An upper level high
will also build across the region...decreasing chances for
showers and thunderstorms through Friday. A weak cold front may
enter the coastal waters over the weekend with a return of showers
and thunderstorms along with a light offshore flow.

$$

GMZ430-271530-
Sabine Lake-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ432-271530-
Calcasieu Lake-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ435-271530-
Vermilion Bay-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ450-271530-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North 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.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ452-271530-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-271530-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-271530-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-271530-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-271530-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
330 AM CDT Thu Jul 27 2017

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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