Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

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.

GMZ400-201015-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Strong and gusty northerly winds behind a departing cold front
will gradually subside from west to east tonight as high pressure
starts to build in from the west. As this high shifts off to the
east, an onshore flow will return late Saturday and remain in
place through mid week.

$$

GMZ430-201015-
Sabine Lake-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Lake waters rough decreasing to a light
chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ432-201015-
Calcasieu Lake-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Lake waters rough decreasing to a light
chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-201015-
Vermilion Bay-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-201015-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-201015-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-201015-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-201015-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-201015-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-201015-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest up
to 5 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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