Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 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.

GMZ400-050430-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE TODAY INTO TUESDAY AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS AS AN EASTERLY WAVE MOVES WEST ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE INTO
WEDNESDAY...DIMINISHING BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT RELAXES. THE CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL INCREASE AS
THE EASTERLY WAVE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TUESDAY.

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GMZ430-050430-
SABINE LAKE-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ432-050430-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-050430-
VERMILION BAY-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-050430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-050430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-050430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-050430-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-050430-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-050430-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

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