Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 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.

GMZ400-252215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD TODAY RESULTING IN OFFSHORE FLOW
OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP ON
SUNDAY IN ADVANCE OF AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHING FROM THE
WEST. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE 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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GMZ430-252215-
SABINE LAKE-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.

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GMZ432-252215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.

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GMZ435-252215-
VERMILION BAY-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST 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 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ450-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.
.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 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ452-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ455-252215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-252215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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GMZ472-252215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-252215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
341 AM CST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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