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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

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.

GMZ400-160430-
Synopsis for Lower Atchafalaya River LA to High Island TX out
60 NM including Sabine and Calcasieu Lakes and Vermilion Bay
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Areas of rain will continue to spread across the coastal waters
this morning in response to a passing cold front. Behind the
front, gusty north winds will continue before diminishing this
evening as high pressure settles across the area. An upper trough
will approach the area late Saturday into Sunday resulting in
widespread showers and thunderstorms. A second trough quickly
follows Monday keeping rain chances elevated for the early part of
next week.

$$

GMZ430-160430-
Sabine Lake-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south after
midnight. Lake waters choppy. Chance of rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds up to 5 knots becoming southeast around
5 knots in the afternoon. Lake waters smooth. Chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Rain showers likely and
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Rain showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ432-160430-
Calcasieu Lake-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers late in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Lake waters
choppy. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Lake waters a light chop decreasing to smooth in the
afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds up to 5 knots. Lake waters
smooth. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Lake waters smooth. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Lake waters smooth.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Lake waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ435-160430-
Vermilion Bay-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

.REST OF TODAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters choppy.
Chance of rain showers through the day.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters
choppy. Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance
of rain showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light chop.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters a light
chop. Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ450-160430-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots, decreasing to 10
to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain
showers late in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming south
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of rain showers in the
evening, then rain showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ452-160430-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots...decreasing to 10
to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of rain
showers late in the morning, then slight chance of rain showers in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Chance of rain showers in the evening, then rain showers
likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Showers likely and slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ455-160430-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots...decreasing to 10
to 15 knots this afternoon. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Rain showers likely
late in the morning, then chance of rain showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to
3 feet. Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance
of rain showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ470-160430-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of rain showers late in the morning, then slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming south
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 7 feet. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west after
midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ472-160430-
Waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Rain showers likely late in the morning, then chance of
rain showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Chance of showers in the evening, then showers likely
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of rain showers.

$$

GMZ475-160430-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
931 AM CST Fri Dec 15 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Rain showers late in the morning, then chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of rain showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the evening, then chance of
showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers.

$$

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