Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
311 PM 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.

GMZ400-230830-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Offshore flow will develop will continue into the middle of the
week. A ridge of high pressure will move east of the area
Tuesday Night with the flow becoming onshore Wednesday.

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GMZ430-230830-
Sabine Lake-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ432-230830-
Calcasieu Lake-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ435-230830-
Vermilion Bay-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ450-230830-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...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...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
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...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ452-230830-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 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 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 becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.

$$

GMZ455-230830-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ470-230830-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.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 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. 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.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ472-230830-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 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 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ475-230830-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
311 PM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast 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 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

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