Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 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.

GMZ400-260830-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE DIMINISHING THIS EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY STALLS AND DISSIPATES OVER
THE REGION. ONSHORE FLOW WILL RESUME SUNDAY, WITH LIGHT TO
MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEK. EXPECT WINDS TO
STRENGTHEN WEDNESDAY AS ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES
FROM THE WEST, WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY ON THURSDAY.

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GMZ430-260830-
SABINE LAKE-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY
DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-260830-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY
DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-260830-
VERMILION BAY-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-260830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-260830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-260830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY DENSE FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-260830-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-260830-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-260830-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
300 PM CDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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