Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

GMZ400-051530-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND VERY
ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH WINDS REACHING GALE FORCE. LOW
WATER CAN BE EXPECTED AROUND LOW TIDES THROUGH THIS EVENING. OVERRUNNING
RAIN MOVES BACK IN ON SUNDAY DUE TO A LOW DEVELOPING IN THE
WESTERN GULF.


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GMZ430-051530-
SABINE LAKE-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 25 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH DECREASING TO ROUGH IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ432-051530-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS VERY ROUGH DECREASING TO ROUGH IN
THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GMZ435-051530-
VERMILION BAY-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING TO 6 PM
CST THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH DECREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-051530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-051530-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-051530-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO
6 TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-051530-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
307 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DECREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

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