Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

GMZ400-260245-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER
VALLEY WILL RESULT IN INCREASING WEST WINDS ACROSS THE COASTAL
WATERS TODAY. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON.
THIS LOW WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
EVENING...RESULTING IN STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AND ROUGH
SEAS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY...WITH A LIGHT TO MODEST
OFFSHORE FLOW PREVAILING INTO TUESDAY. ONSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP
WEDNESDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT...FORECAST TO CROSS THE
GULF WATERS THURSDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ430-260245-
SABINE LAKE-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ432-260245-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-260245-
VERMILION BAY-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-260245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-260245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

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

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ455-260245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-260245-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET THEN 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ472-260245-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ475-260245-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
901 AM CST SUN JAN 25 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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