Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 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.

GMZ400-230915-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Strong offshore flow behind the large line of showers and
thunderstorms will gradually diminish this afternoon, but
restrengthen once again this evening and overnight as high
pressure builds south. A stronger cold front will move across the
coastal waters early Tuesday, further increasing the winds and
seas into Wednesday. Winds and seas expected to diminish as high
pressure builds over the coastal waters by Thursday and Friday.

$$

GMZ430-230915-
Sabine Lake-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.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 and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-230915-
Calcasieu Lake-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-230915-
Vermilion Bay-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
southwest after midnight. Bay waters a light chop decreasing to
smooth after midnight.
.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 showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast 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 showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-230915-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-230915-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-230915-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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...South 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 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-230915-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-230915-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 becoming west
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-230915-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
306 PM CDT Sun Oct 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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