Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
506 AM 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.

GMZ400-182315-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY DIMINISHES FROM WEST TO EAST. 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 BY LATE TUESDAY
AS LOW PRESSURE BUILDS BACK INTO REGION.

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GMZ430-182315-
SABINE LAKE-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-182315-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-182315-
VERMILION BAY-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-182315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-182315-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-182315-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-182315-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
506 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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