Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1008 PM 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.

GMZ400-221545-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

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

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GMZ430-221545-
Sabine Lake-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Showers likely late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers 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 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...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ432-221545-
Calcasieu Lake-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of showers late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Lake waters choppy. 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 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 around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ435-221545-
Vermilion Bay-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers late in the evening, then chance
of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Showers and slight 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 around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ450-221545-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers 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 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY...East 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ452-221545-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT SUNDAY...

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

$$

GMZ455-221545-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...West winds 15 to 20 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...North 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 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ470-221545-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT SUNDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers late in the evening. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the night. Chance of showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. 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 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 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

$$

GMZ472-221545-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT SUNDAY...

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

$$

GMZ475-221545-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1008 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest 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 5 to 10 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 to 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.

$$

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