Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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.

GMZ400-222130-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...

Showers and thunderstorms will come to an end by this afternoon as
a cold front exits the coastal waters. Offshore flow will develop
behind the front and continue into the middle of next week.

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GMZ430-222130-
Sabine Lake-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ432-222130-
Calcasieu Lake-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ435-222130-
Vermilion Bay-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters rough decreasing to choppy
in the afternoon. Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ450-222130-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ452-222130-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ455-222130-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ470-222130-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ472-222130-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ475-222130-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
333 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

$$

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