Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 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.

GMZ400-270315-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Weak high pressure will be in place over the coastal waters
through mid week. This will result in light easterly to
southeasterly winds each day and mainly low seas. A weak cold
front will move through the coastal waters on Thursday, with
increasing offshore flow and building seas through the end of the
week.

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GMZ430-270315-
Sabine Lake-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

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GMZ432-270315-
Calcasieu Lake-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast after
midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast up
to 5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

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GMZ435-270315-
Vermilion Bay-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late in the morning, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay waters smooth. Slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.

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GMZ450-270315-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming east
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

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GMZ452-270315-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

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GMZ455-270315-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

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GMZ470-270315-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.

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GMZ472-270315-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

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GMZ475-270315-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
933 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

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