Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 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.

GMZ400-172115-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

Northeasterly flow will gradually decrease through this morning
as high pressure builds over the region. This area of high
pressure will shift eastward starting on Wednesday resulting in
moderate easterly flow through the end of the week.

$$

GMZ430-172115-
Sabine Lake-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East 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 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-172115-
Calcasieu Lake-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East 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...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-172115-
Vermilion Bay-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East 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...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-172115-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.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 showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-172115-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-172115-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-172115-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-172115-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-172115-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
340 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 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.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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