Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

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.

GMZ400-302130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BE LOCATED EAST OF THE
COASTAL WATERS THROUGH THE WEEK. THIS WILL ALLOW MAINLY LIGHT
SOUTH WINDS TO PREVAIL. DOMINATE TO THE EAST AND WILL PROVIDE A
LIGHT SOUTHERLY FLOW. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE STARTING ON WEDNESDAY AS WEAK UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS.

$$

GMZ430-302130-
SABINE LAKE-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-302130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-302130-
VERMILLION BAY-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-302130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-302130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-302130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-302130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-302130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-302130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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