Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 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.

GMZ400-201415-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO SWEEP THROUGH THE WATERS OVERNIGHT
WITH THE CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE FRONT. EXPECT BRIEF
MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT MONDAY. EXPECT
WINDS TO BECOME MORE EASTERLY ON TUESDAY...THEN SOUTHERLY ON
WEDNESDAY AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST.

$$

GMZ430-201415-
SABINE LAKE-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 81 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT 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. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-201415-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. 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 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT 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. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-201415-
VERMILION BAY-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH 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 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-201415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-201415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-201415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.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. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-201415-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT 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 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-201415-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-201415-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
807 PM CDT SUN APR 19 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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