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FZUS54 KLIX 170934
CWFLIX

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
434 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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. 


GMZ570-572-172230-
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-
434 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Showers likely in the morning. Scattered
thunderstorms through the day. Showers in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Chance
of showers through the night. Scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Showers and scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening, then
showers after midnight. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms
through the day. Showers likely in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Chance of showers in the evening.
Scattered thunderstorms through the night. Showers likely after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers
and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night. 

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FZUS54 KLCH 170819
CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

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.


GMZ470-172130-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
319 AM CDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.TODAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then
chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds up to 5 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance
of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. 

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