Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 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.

GMZ400-091615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
BUILDING SEAS ALONG WITH ROUGH CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES AND BAYS
CAN BE EXPECTED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA ON TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY ALLOWING FOR WINDS AND WAVES TO DIMINISH. ONSHORE
FLOW WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY LATE IN THE WEEK AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OVER WEST TEXAS.

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GMZ430-091615-
SABINE LAKE-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-091615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ435-091615-
VERMILION BAY-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ450-091615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ452-091615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-091615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-091615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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GMZ472-091615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-091615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
922 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST TUESDAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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