Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

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.

GMZ400-082145-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.SYNOPSIS...
Light southwest winds will continue into today and tonight over
the northwest Gulf. Winds will trend westerly Thursday ahead of
cold front that will advance into the Gulf waters Thursday night.
A chance for a few showers and thunderstorms will accompany the
front, with a moderate offshore flow following in its wake while
rain chances continue into Friday.

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GMZ430-082145-
Sabine Lake-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth
after midnight.

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GMZ432-082145-
Calcasieu Lake-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Lake waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ435-082145-
Vermilion Bay-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ450-082145-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ452-082145-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ455-082145-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ470-082145-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Patchy
fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ472-082145-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.

$$

GMZ475-082145-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
403 AM CDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.

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