Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 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.

GMZ400-271445-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS WILL BRING STRONG
NORTHERLY WINDS TONIGHT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL RETURN ON SATURDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA SHIFTS EAST AND LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS
OVER WEST TEXAS.

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GMZ430-271445-
SABINE LAKE-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-271445-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ435-271445-
VERMILLION BAY-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS UNTIL EARLY MORNING
BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
DECREASING TO SMOOTH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ450-271445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-271445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-271445-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-271445-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT FRIDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-271445-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-271445-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
846 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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