Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

GMZ400-280415-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
SOUTHERLY WINDS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE
MOISTURE WITH SHOWERS AND AREAS OF SEA FOG TODAY INTO TONIGHT.
THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT
AND EARLY SUNDAY. THE NORTH WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL BRING IN
COOLER CONDITIONS THAT SHOULD HELP REDUCE THE RISK FOR SEA FOG.
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL THEN PREVAIL AS HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH MID WEEK.

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GMZ430-280415-
SABINE LAKE-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL EARLY
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ432-280415-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.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...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-280415-
VERMILION BAY-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY
IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN AREAS OF
FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-280415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON...THEN AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-280415-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY
EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-280415-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-280415-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
916 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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