Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 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.

GMZ400-060330-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS COAST...AND IS
FORECAST MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL BECOME EASTERLY THEN SOUTHEASTERLY AND INCREASE AHEAD
OF THE LOW. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE WITH THIS LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM...AND SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG THIS
AFTERNOON. STRONG WEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BEHIND THE
LOW TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE INTO THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY THURSDAY...WITH STRONG AND
GUSTY OFFSHORE WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND IT.

$$

GMZ430-060330-
SABINE LAKE-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-060330-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS
THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-060330-
VERMILION BAY-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING
TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-060330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-060330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. RAIN SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-060330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-060330-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-060330-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-060330-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
937 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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