Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 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.

GMZ400-171530-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 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.

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GMZ430-171530-
Sabine Lake-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. 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...Southeast 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.

$$

GMZ432-171530-
Calcasieu Lake-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

$$

GMZ435-171530-
Vermilion Bay-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-171530-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.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...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 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 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.

$$

GMZ452-171530-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...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 through the day.
.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. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 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 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.

$$

GMZ455-171530-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South 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 through the day.
.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. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast 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 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-171530-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-171530-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-171530-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1001 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. 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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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