Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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.

GMZ400-040830-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE REGION...WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. WINDS WILL SHIFT
SOUTHEASTERLY OVER THE WEEKEND AS THE HIGH MOVES EAST OF THE
AREA.

$$

GMZ430-040830-
SABINE LAKE-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ432-040830-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-040830-
VERMILION BAY-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-040830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-040830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-040830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-040830-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-040830-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-040830-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
224 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST UP
TO 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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