Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM

GMZ400-282130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND A DEPARTING COLD FRONT WILL
PREVAIL TODAY. RAIN WILL SLOWLY END FROM WEST TO EAST BY TONIGHT.
A CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BUILD INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK...WITH MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED.

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GMZ430-282130-
SABINE LAKE-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ432-282130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-282130-
VERMILION BAY-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-282130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-282130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-282130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

RUA





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