Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
334 AM 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.

GMZ400-222230-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
A cold front will move east across the coastal waters this
morning, exiting the eastern waters by early afternoon. Ahead of
the front, areas of dense sea fog, along with scattered showers
and a few thunderstorms, can be expected. Areas of sea fog will
come to an end from west to east with the passage of the front.
Moderate offshore flow will develop in the wake of the front and
continue through Wednesday night. High pressure will shift east of
the region, with moderate east to southeast winds developing by
Thursday and Friday.

$$

GMZ430-222230-
Sabine Lake-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.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...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-222230-
Calcasieu Lake-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.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.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-222230-
Vermilion Bay-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. Areas of dense fog in the
morning. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.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...Northeast 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...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-222230-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.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.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-222230-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas of
dense fog in the morning. Chance of rain showers and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 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 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 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-222230-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas of dense fog in the morning.
Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.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 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 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-222230-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 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 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-222230-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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 2 to
4 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...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and
isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-222230-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
334 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

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

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the
morning. Chance of rain showers through the day.
.TONIGHT...Northwest 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 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely and
isolated thunderstorms.

$$

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