Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 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.

GMZ400-230900-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

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GMZ430-230900-
Sabine Lake-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.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.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-230900-
Calcasieu Lake-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.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.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 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. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-230900-
Vermilion Bay-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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.
.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 isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-230900-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.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 and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-230900-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.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.
.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 isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-230900-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-230900-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 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.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 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 isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-230900-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 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 isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers
and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-230900-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
222 PM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers
and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

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