Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 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.

GMZ400-162115-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds will become southerly tonight into Saturday as high pressure
moves east of the area. Onshore flow will continue through the
weekend ahead of another front that is expected to move into the
coastal waters Sunday night into Monday. Multiple upper level
disturbances and surface troughs over the Western Gulf will bring
increased chances of precipitation Monday through Thanksgiving,
along with moderate offshore winds during this period.

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GMZ430-162115-
Sabine Lake-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots becoming north after
midnight. Lake waters smooth increasing to a light chop after
midnight. Slight chance of rain showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ432-162115-
Calcasieu Lake-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of rain showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ435-162115-
Vermilion Bay-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ450-162115-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...West winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ452-162115-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ455-162115-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of rain showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ470-162115-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northwest winds up to 5 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers.

$$

GMZ472-162115-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ475-162115-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
300 AM CST Fri Nov 16 2018

.TODAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers.

$$

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