Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 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.

GMZ400-180915-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Surface high pressure will continue to ridge across the northern
Gulf of Mexico. This will keep a light to modest onshore flow
over the coastal waters through the period.

$$

GMZ430-180915-
Sabine Lake-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ432-180915-
Calcasieu Lake-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ435-180915-
Vermilion Bay-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ450-180915-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-180915-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-180915-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-180915-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-180915-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-180915-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
330 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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