Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 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.

GMZ400-232215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TODAY INTO
THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE
THIS EVENING. BEHIND THE FRONT...OFFSHORE FLOW WILL BE IN PLACE
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

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GMZ430-232215-
SABINE LAKE-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ432-232215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ435-232215-
VERMILION BAY-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ450-232215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ452-232215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ455-232215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ470-232215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.

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GMZ472-232215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ475-232215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
409 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.

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