Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 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.

GMZ400-242115-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate to strong offshore flow will begin early this morning
and continue through Tuesday night. High pressure will further
build over the area allowing for diminishing winds on Wednesday.
The approach of a cold front late in the week will bring a return
to onshore flow. Friday night, this front will move through the
coastal waters and moderate to strong offshore flow is forecast
in its wake.


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GMZ430-242115-
Sabine Lake-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

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GMZ432-242115-
Calcasieu Lake-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

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GMZ435-242115-
Vermilion Bay-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay waters a light chop increasing to
choppy after midnight. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.

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GMZ450-242115-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ452-242115-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ455-242115-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain
showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ470-242115-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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GMZ472-242115-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming north 20 to
25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

GMZ475-242115-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
314 AM CDT Tue Oct 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

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