Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 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.

GMZ400-221000-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...An approaching cold front will stall later today from
northeast Louisiana to along the Texas coast. This feature along
with good upper support will maintain scattered showers and
thunderstorms through Thursday especially over the western portion
of the northwest gulf. The front will retreat late Thursday with
rain chances then diminishing. With a long fetch of south to
southeast winds continuing through the week, seas will remain
somewhat elevated offshore, while dense fog development remains
possible nearshore.

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GMZ430-221000-
Sabine Lake-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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GMZ432-221000-
Calcasieu Lake-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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GMZ435-221000-
Vermilion Bay-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters a light chop. Showers likely and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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GMZ450-221000-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms through the night. Areas of fog
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night. Areas of fog after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas
of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Rain showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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GMZ452-221000-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms through the night. Areas of fog
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Areas of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night. Areas of fog after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas
of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Rain
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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GMZ455-221000-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Areas of fog after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Areas of fog in the morning. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night. Areas of fog after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Areas
of fog in the morning. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
through the day.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-221000-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Rain
showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-221000-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-221000-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
251 PM CST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

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