Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 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.

GMZ400-190915-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A LIGHT TO MODERATE SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
SUNDAY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GRADUALLY DIMINISHING. A
COOL FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO
MONDAY WHICH WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE FLOW.
HOWEVER WINDS WILL QUICKLY SHIFT BACK TO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION
TUESDAY NIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES EAST OF THE REGION.

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GMZ430-190915-
SABINE LAKE-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-190915-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

$$

GMZ435-190915-
VERMILION BAY-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ450-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-190915-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-190915-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-190915-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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