Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 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.

GMZ400-200515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds to swing to the southeast today as surface high pressure
moves east of the region. A light to moderate onshore flow will
then persist into the weekend, with another front expected to
move through late Sunday into early Monday.

$$

GMZ430-200515-
Sabine Lake-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers through the night. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Areas of fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ432-200515-
Calcasieu Lake-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers through the night. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ435-200515-
Vermilion Bay-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Patchy fog in the evening, then areas of fog after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. Rain showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ450-200515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Patchy fog. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Areas of fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

$$

GMZ452-200515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers through the night. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

$$

GMZ455-200515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Patchy fog after midnight. Slight chance of rain showers after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Patchy fog. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Patchy fog in the evening. Areas of fog after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ470-200515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers late in the morning, then
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers through the night. Patchy fog after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ472-200515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers likely after
midnight.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ475-200515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1021 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.

$$

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