Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 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.

GMZ400-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST
THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY
NIGHT ACCOMPANIED BY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY.

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GMZ430-020830-
SABINE LAKE-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP LATE IN
THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ432-020830-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ435-020830-
VERMILLION BAY-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ450-020830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ452-020830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ455-020830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-020830-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ472-020830-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ475-020830-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
231 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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