Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 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.

GMZ400-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL
CONTINUE TO TRACK EAST AND AWAY FROM THE AREA TODAY...WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING INTO CENTRAL TEXAS. THIS...ALONG WITH THE
TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT...WILL RESULT IN MODEST NORTHEAST WINDS
BECOMING NORTHERLY AND INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
SUBSIDE A BIT ON WEDNESDAY...BUT REMAIN MODEST UNTIL THE HIGH
SHIFTS TO THE EAST ON THURSDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS FOR THE
WEEKEND AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST OF THE REGION.

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GMZ430-290230-
SABINE LAKE-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ432-290230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-290230-
VERMILION BAY-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ450-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET IN
THE EVENING THEN 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS THEN 0 TO 1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ470-290230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-290230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-290230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
944 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

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