Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

GMZ400-232200-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A VIGOROUS STORM SYSTEM ADVANCING OVER THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
MORNING WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ENDING
FROM WEST TO EAST BY LATE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE WITH STRONG WINDS POSSIBLE. THE
NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY...WITH
OFFSHORE FLOW INCREASING BEHIND THE FRONT.

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GMZ430-232200-
SABINE LAKE-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-232200-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-232200-
VERMILION BAY-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
MAY BE SEVERE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ450-232200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ452-232200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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GMZ455-232200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.

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GMZ470-232200-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ472-232200-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE EARLY IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ475-232200-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO
9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE
EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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