Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 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.

GMZ400-131530-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds will continue to diminish, then gradually shift to a
southerly direction by the weekend as high pressure passes
the region.

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GMZ430-131530-
Sabine Lake-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ432-131530-
Calcasieu Lake-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Gusts up to 25 knots
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ435-131530-
Vermilion Bay-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to a light chop in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay waters a light chop. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ450-131530-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ452-131530-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ455-131530-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ470-131530-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
after midnight. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers.

$$

GMZ472-131530-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Gusts up to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers.

$$

GMZ475-131530-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
830 PM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance
of thunderstorms.

$$

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