Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

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.

GMZ400-232215-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate offshore flow will continue through Wednesday night.
High pressure will shift east of the region by Thursday and
Friday, with moderate east to southeast winds developing.

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GMZ430-232215-
Sabine Lake-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy after midnight. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ432-232215-
Calcasieu Lake-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers in the morning, then slight chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to
choppy after midnight. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ435-232215-
Vermilion Bay-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ450-232215-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain
showers.

$$

GMZ452-232215-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ455-232215-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ470-232215-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

.TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ472-232215-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ475-232215-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
325 AM CST Tue Jan 23 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers.

$$

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