Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

GMZ400-312215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE EASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
FROM THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST UNITED
STATES. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SUNDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE THROUGH THE
GULF WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH A STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING
WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY...WITH WINDS INCREASING AGAIN TOWARD MID TO LATE WEEK AS
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND TRACKS EASTWARD ACROSS THE
NORTHERN GULF.

$$

GMZ430-312215-
SABINE LAKE-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH 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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ432-312215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ435-312215-
VERMILION BAY-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING
TO ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ450-312215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ452-312215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ455-312215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ470-312215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ472-312215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ475-312215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
329 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET THEN 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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