Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 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.

GMZ400-240915-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Weak high pressure will remain in place over the coastal waters
into early next week. This will result in light easterly to
southeasterly winds each day. There will also be a slight chance
for showers and thunderstorms mainly from the early morning
through around the noon hour each day.

$$

GMZ430-240915-
Sabine Lake-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-240915-
Calcasieu Lake-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-240915-
Vermilion Bay-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-240915-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-240915-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms through the day.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-240915-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-240915-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-240915-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-240915-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
340 PM CDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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