Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

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.

GMZ400-260930-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE REMAINS EAST OF THE REGION AND A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEMS DEVELOP WEST OF THE AREA. UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES WILL
ALLOW FOR CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH TODAY...THEN
AGAIN ON MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. SOME STORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS
AND CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING. A SURFACE LOW WILL DEVELOP OVER
TEXAS AND MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS MONDAY NIGHT...DRAGGING
A COLD FRONT OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING
AN END TO RAIN CHANCES ALONG WITH A MODERATE TO STRONG NORTHERLY
FLOW.

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GMZ430-260930-
SABINE LAKE-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-260930-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-260930-
VERMILION BAY-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ450-260930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ452-260930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.

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GMZ455-260930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.

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GMZ470-260930-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ472-260930-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ475-260930-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
950 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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