Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
405 AM CST FRI JAN 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.

GMZ400-202315-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ONSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS A SURFACE
LOW DEVELOPS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS LOW WILL MOVE EAST
OVER THE WEEKEND AND PUSH A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
EARLY SUNDAY. GALE FORCE WINDS WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT IN THE GULF WATERS BEHIND
THIS FRONT.

$$

GMZ430-202315-
SABINE LAKE-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ432-202315-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ435-202315-
VERMILION BAY-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ450-202315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ452-202315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ455-202315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING, THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-202315-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO
45 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ472-202315-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-202315-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET BUILDING
TO 10 TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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