Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 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.

GMZ400-232230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE DAY TODAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE REGION. THE GALE WARNING WILL BE
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 6:00 AM AND WILL BE REPLACED WITH A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL NOON. A LOW WATER ADVISORY ALSO REMAINS IN
EFFECT UNTIL NOON TODAY. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS TUESDAY AS THE HIGH
PRESSURE AREA SLIDES EAST IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT WHICH
WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

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GMZ430-232230-
SABINE LAKE-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-232230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-232230-
VERMILION BAY-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GMZ450-232230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-232230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...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 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ455-232230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ470-232230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ472-232230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ475-232230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
401 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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