Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 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.

GMZ400-162215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A MODERATE SOUTHEAST WIND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH
INCREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FOR MUCH OF THE WEEK.
WITH A WARM MOIST AIR MASS OVER THE TOP OF COOLER NEAR SHORE
SHELF WATERS, PATCHY SEA FOG EXPECTED THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

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GMZ430-162215-
SABINE LAKE-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING,
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-162215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-162215-
VERMILION BAY-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ450-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ452-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ455-162215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ470-162215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ472-162215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ475-162215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
348 AM CST MON JAN 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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