Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 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.

GMZ400-191615-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds will become north and increase, along with building seas,
behind a cold front this evening. The strong and gusty winds will
persist through the night with the possibility of frequent gusts
above gale force. Winds will gradually decrease on Sunday
afternoon as high pressure settles over the region. East to
southeast winds are forecast to develop Monday as high pressure
moves off to the east. Northerly winds will return behind the
next front on Tuesday Night.

$$

GMZ430-191615-
Sabine Lake-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters rough decreasing to a light chop in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ432-191615-
Calcasieu Lake-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
Slight chance of rain showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters rough decreasing to a light chop in
the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ435-191615-
Vermilion Bay-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters very
rough. Chance of rain showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

$$

GMZ450-191615-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ452-191615-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ455-191615-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers late in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-191615-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Chance of rain showers late
in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ472-191615-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers late in
the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ475-191615-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
911 PM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST SUNDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM CST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of rain showers late in
the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 25 to 30 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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