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Louisiana Coastal Marine Forecast
Expires:201704280400;;363368
FZUS54 KLIX 272045
CWFLIX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
345 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

PASCAGOULA TO ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT TO 60 MILE

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3
OF THE WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE HIGHEST
TEN PERCENT OF THE WAVES. 


GMZ570-572-280400-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 MILE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 MILE-
345 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT FRIDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 
14 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 13
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 
MIDNIGHT. 
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS EASING TO NEAR 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 11 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. 
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS NEAR 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.


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Expires:201704280930;;363809
FZUS54 KLCH 272056
CWFLCH

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
356 PM CDT THU APR 27 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.


GMZ470-280930-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
356 PM CDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. 
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. 
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. 

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