Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

GMZ400-162130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
AN EASTERLY WAVE OVER THE WESTERN GULF WILL CONTINUE TO  MAINTAIN
A MOIST AIR MASS OVER THE AREA.  THIS WILL ALLOW FOR  SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH MUCH  OF THE
WEEK. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE REMAINDER OF  THE
GULF ALLOWING FOR WEAK ONSHORE FLOW. ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN
ON FRIDAY AS A LARGE HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM SETTLES OVER THE
EASTERN U.S.

$$

GMZ430-162130-
SABINE LAKE-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-162130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-162130-
VERMILION BAY-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-162130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-162130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-162130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-162130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-162130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-162130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1020 AM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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