Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 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.

GMZ400-220415-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE AWAY FROM THE AREA THIS
MORNING ALLOWING FOR DECREASED RAIN CHANCES FOR TODAY. RAINS WILL
RETURN AGAIN TONIGHT AHEAD OF THE NEXT STRONG UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
WHICH WILL SWING THROUGH THE AREA BY EARLY SUNDAY. WINDS WILL TURN
WEST AND THEN NORTHWEST LATER TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY AS THE NEXT
COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE MARINE WATERS. DANGEROUSLY STRONG
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT ALONG WITH
UNUSUALLY HIGH SEAS. A GALE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT.

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GMZ430-220415-
SABINE LAKE-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ432-220415-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ435-220415-
VERMILION BAY-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ450-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ452-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ455-220415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP
TO 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ470-220415-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO
45 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ472-220415-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ475-220415-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
929 AM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 10 TO 14 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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