Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 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.

GMZ400-211015-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
NORTHERLY WINDS GUSTY AT TIMES IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT INTO
TUESDAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL RETURN LATE TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVE BACK IN
LATER THIS WEEK AS GULF MOISTURE INCREASES.

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GMZ430-211015-
SABINE LAKE-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-211015-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-211015-
VERMILION BAY-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ450-211015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ452-211015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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GMZ455-211015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ470-211015-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ472-211015-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-211015-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
430 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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