Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 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.

GMZ400-242130-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Mainly light offshore flow will continue through tonight. A ridge
of high pressure will move east of the area by Wednesday with a
brief period of mainly light onshore flow developing. A cool
front is expected to move across the coastal waters early
Thursday, with a few showers. Light to modest offshore flow is
then expected again behind the front and to persist for the
remainder of the week.

$$

GMZ430-242130-
Sabine Lake-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers in
the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the night.
Chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ432-242130-
Calcasieu Lake-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers in the evening. Slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ435-242130-
Vermilion Bay-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to a light chop in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

$$

GMZ450-242130-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of
showers in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms through
the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ452-242130-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
showers through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ455-242130-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
showers through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of rain showers in
the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ470-242130-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

$$

GMZ472-242130-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
showers through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.

$$

GMZ475-242130-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
346 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Slight chance of
showers through the day.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

Rua



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