Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
323 PM 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.

GMZ400-050915-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

GMZ430-050915-
SABINE LAKE-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-050915-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

$$

GMZ435-050915-
VERMILION BAY-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-050915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT TUESDAY
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO  20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-050915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO  20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-050915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-050915-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT TUESDAY THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 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.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-050915-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 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 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.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 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-050915-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

$$

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