Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 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.

GMZ400-220415-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Southeast winds will continue through today ahead of an
approaching cold front. The front will be accompanied by
scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms late tonight
into Sunday with offshore flow developing once again in the
wake of the frontal passage.


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GMZ430-220415-
Sabine Lake-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers late in the morning, then chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy. Chance
of showers in the evening, then showers and chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

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GMZ432-220415-
Calcasieu Lake-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers in the evening, then showers and chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ435-220415-
Vermilion Bay-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ450-220415-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers late in the morning, then chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers in the evening, then showers and chance
of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 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...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ452-220415-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest 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...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
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 1 to
2 feet.

$$

GMZ455-220415-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. 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 1 to
2 feet.

$$

GMZ470-220415-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers late in the morning, then slight chance
of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...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 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ472-220415-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and chance of thunderstorms
in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 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 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

$$

GMZ475-220415-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 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 around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

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