Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 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.

GMZ400-242200-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Light to modest offshore flow will continue today, with winds
turning more easterly Thursday as surface high pressure shifts
from Texas toward the Mid-Atlantic. A light to modest east to
southeast flow will prevail Friday and Saturday, with northerly
winds returning Saturday night with the passage of a cold front.

$$

GMZ430-242200-
Sabine Lake-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ432-242200-
Calcasieu Lake-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ435-242200-
Vermilion Bay-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...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...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.

$$

GMZ450-242200-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...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.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely
and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ452-242200-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...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.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ455-242200-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 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...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-242200-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers likely
and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ472-242200-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...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.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning, then chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

GMZ475-242200-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
331 AM CST Wed Jan 24 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...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...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers in
the morning, then chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers likely through the
night. Slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Rain showers and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

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