Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

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

GMZ400-161615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE REGION TONIGHT AND MOVE EAST
OF THE REGION WEDNESDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW NORTH WINDS TO SUBSIDE
LATER TONIGHT AND BECOME EASTERLY BY SUNRISE. CONDITIONS WILL
MOISTEN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH THE RETURN OF SHOWERS BY
THURSDAY.


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GMZ430-161615-
SABINE LAKE-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-161615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-161615-
VERMILION BAY-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-161615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-161615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-161615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-161615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-161615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-161615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1028 PM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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