Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
917 PM CDT Tue May 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.

GMZ400-231515-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...

Weak surface high pressure extending west across the northern
Gulf coast states will maintain a generally light southeast to
east flow and low seas over the next couple of days. Winds are
expected to turn more northeasterly late in the week and over the
weekend as an area of low pressure lifts north across the central
Gulf of Mexico and moves toward the north central Gulf coast.
Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected
Wednesday with activity becoming more numerous Thursday into the
weekend as the low approaches.

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GMZ430-231515-
Sabine Lake-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
southwest up to 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming east around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
up to 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ432-231515-
Calcasieu Lake-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
up to 5 knots after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming east around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ435-231515-
Vermilion Bay-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Bay waters smooth increasing to a light chop in the
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-231515-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ452-231515-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ455-231515-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ470-231515-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. 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 around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ472-231515-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ475-231515-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
917 PM CDT Tue May 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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