Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 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.

GMZ400-021515-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING WILL
PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION. OTHERWISE...A COOL FRONT WILL PUSH INTO THE COASTAL
WATERS TRIGGERING ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE COASTAL WATERS TUESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY WITH OFFSHORE WINDS EXPECTED.

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GMZ430-021515-
SABINE LAKE-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ432-021515-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-021515-
VERMILION BAY-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.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...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ450-021515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-021515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ455-021515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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GMZ470-021515-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...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...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ472-021515-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ475-021515-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
958 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM CDT MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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