Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 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.

GMZ400-271730-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE IN ADVANCE OF AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY ON
MONDAY AS THE  SYSTEM MOVES EASTWARD ACROSS THE REGION. DRIER
CONDITIONS ARE  EXPECTED ON TUESDAY BEFORE THE NEXT SYSTEM
APPROACHES ON WEDNESDAY BRINGING ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ430-271730-
SABINE LAKE-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ432-271730-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ435-271730-
VERMILION BAY-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ450-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ452-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ455-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ470-271730-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO
40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-271730-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-271730-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1016 PM CST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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