Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 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.

GMZ400-190315-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate southerly winds can be expected ahead of a strong cold
front this afternoon. The front is forecast to push through the
coastal waters this evening, bringing a chance of showers,
followed by a strong offshore flow and very rough seas that will
persist into Sunday. East to southeast winds are forecast to
develop Monday, with northerly winds returning with the next front
on Tuesday Night.

$$

GMZ430-190315-
Sabine Lake-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

$$

GMZ432-190315-
Calcasieu Lake-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough. Slight
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.

$$

GMZ435-190315-
Vermilion Bay-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough. Chance
of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.

$$

GMZ450-190315-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ452-190315-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ455-190315-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of rain showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-190315-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around
45 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots becoming north 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ472-190315-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around
45 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
morning. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

GMZ475-190315-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
934 AM CST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TO 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds 25 to 30 knots becoming north after
midnight. Gusts up to 45 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in the
morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$



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