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Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
353 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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. 


GMZ570-572-281015-
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-
353 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet with
occasional seas to 11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots easing to 15 to 20
knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 8 feet with occasional seas to 
10 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet with occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...West winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 

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CWFLCH

Coastal Waters Forecast
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
247 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

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.


GMZ470-280915-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
247 PM CST Wed Jan 27 2021

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 7 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet. Slight chance of rain showers in the evening, then chance
of rain showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

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