Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 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.

GMZ400-301515-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
MODERATE SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY...AS LOWER
PRESSURE DEVELOPS IN THE PLAINS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
LIKELY DEVELOP AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND...AS THIS LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM PUSHES A COLD FRONT TOWARD THE COASTAL WATERS. OFFSHORE
WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED ON MONDAY AS THE COLD FRONT SAGS INTO THE
COASTAL WATERS AND STALLS.

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GMZ430-301515-
SABINE LAKE-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-301515-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-301515-
VERMILION BAY-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-301515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.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 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ452-301515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ455-301515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ470-301515-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-301515-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-301515-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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