Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 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.

GMZ400-202215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
DENSE FOG WILL REMAIN INTO THIS MORNING AS A LONG FETCH OF
RELATIVE WARM AND MOIST SOUTHEASTERLIES ADVANCE OVER THE COOLER
SHELF WATERS OF THE NORTHWEST GULF. WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TODAY...LESSENING TUESDAY AS
LOW PRESSURE ADVANCES EAST THROUGH TEXAS AND INTO THE GULF WATERS.
A BRIEF NORTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE LOW FOR
TUESDAY...RETURNING TO ONSHORE WEDNESDAY AND HOLDING UNTIL OUR
NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY.


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GMZ430-202215-
SABINE LAKE-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ432-202215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ435-202215-
VERMILION BAY-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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GMZ450-202215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ452-202215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ455-202215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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GMZ470-202215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ472-202215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-202215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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