Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 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.

GMZ400-251630-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Light winds and seas will continue into late Saturday night. A
gradual increase in offshore winds and higher seas can be
expected  Sunday through Tuesday between the Cameron and the
Lower  Atchafalaya River coastal waters as lower surface pressure
moves  into the northern central Gulf Waters.

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GMZ430-251630-
Sabine Lake-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth.

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GMZ432-251630-
Calcasieu Lake-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming south around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North 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...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a
light chop.

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GMZ435-251630-
Vermilion Bay-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Bay waters
smooth. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...East winds up to 5 knots becoming south around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west up to
5 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...North winds up to 5 knots becoming southwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots becoming north
after midnight. Bay waters smooth. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ450-251630-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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GMZ452-251630-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northwest after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

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GMZ455-251630-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then showers
and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming northwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

$$

GMZ470-251630-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 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...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.

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GMZ472-251630-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.SATURDAY...South winds up to 5 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the
night.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

$$

GMZ475-251630-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
1030 PM CDT Thu May 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms through the day.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers
and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

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