Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
304 PM 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.

GMZ400-060930-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST
LOUISIANA COAST...WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BECOME WESTERLY AND INCREASE AS
THE LOW DEPARTS AND STAY ELEVATED 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.

$$

GMZ430-060930-
SABINE LAKE-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
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. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ432-060930-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
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. 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-060930-
VERMILION BAY-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ450-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ452-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.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...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 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 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-060930-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-060930-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-060930-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
304 PM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. 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 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
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 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST 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...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 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.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

RUA



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