Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 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.

GMZ400-190330-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS DRAPED ACROSS SOUTHEAST
TEXAS. THIS BOUNDARY WILL FINALLY PROGRESS EAST THURSDAY.
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND STORMS CAN BE EXPECTED AS THIS OCCURS. THE
NEXT FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT. GALE FORCE
WINDS WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 45 KNOTS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND
MONDAY IN THE GULF WATERS.

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GMZ430-190330-
SABINE LAKE-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY
ROUGH.

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GMZ432-190330-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.

$$

GMZ435-190330-
VERMILION BAY-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.

$$

GMZ450-190330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PATCHY
FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
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. 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 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-190330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
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. GUSTS UP TO 45 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 50 KNOTS DECREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-190330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
50 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-190330-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 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 INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-190330-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS DECREASING TO
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-190330-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1105 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTS UP TO 50 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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