Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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Coastal Waters Forecast...UPDATED
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

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.

GMZ400-271600-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

.SYNOPSIS...
Southerly flow will increase tonight ahead of a frontal passage
tomorrow morning through the late evening hours. A Gale Watch is
in effect from Thursday morning through Friday morning. As the
front moves through the coastal waters tomorrow during the day,
winds will swing around to the northwest and strengthen. Seas
will increase to three to six feet in the nearshore waters and
seven to twelve feet in the offshore waters. Expect rough
conditions on the lakes and bays Wednesday into Friday. A Small
Craft Advisory is in place for the coastal lakes and bays.

$$

GMZ430-271600-
Sabine Lake-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
Showers with thunderstorms likely through the day.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
rough.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ432-271600-
Calcasieu Lake-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
Chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through
the day. Thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Lake waters
rough.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Lake waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Lake waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ435-271600-
Vermilion Bay-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
Chance of thunderstorms and slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Bay waters very
rough.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters rough.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.

$$

GMZ450-271600-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then showers with thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.

$$

GMZ452-271600-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in
the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North 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.

$$

GMZ455-271600-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with
thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to
around 45 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North 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.

$$

GMZ470-271600-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers with thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to
around 45 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to
10 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Gusts up to 40 knots in
the morning. Seas 4 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. 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 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ472-271600-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning, then showers with thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to
around 45 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to
13 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

GMZ475-271600-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1006 PM CDT Tue Oct 26 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the morning, then showers with thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...West winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 30 knots with gusts to
around 45 knots. Seas 8 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to
14 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...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 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

$$

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