Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 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.

GMZ400-130330-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO PUSH THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS
TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY...BRINGING A BRIEF BOUT OF OFFSHORE
FLOW. HOWEVER A MODEST EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL RETURN ON
SUNDAY AS THE POST-FRONTAL SURFACE HIGH MOVES OFF TO THE
EAST...WITH YET ANOTHER FRONT BRINGING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AND STRONGER WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL AGAIN RELAX INTO WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES PAST THE NORTHWEST GULF.

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GMZ430-130330-
SABINE LAKE-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-130330-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ435-130330-
VERMILION BAY-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ450-130330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-130330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ455-130330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ470-130330-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-130330-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-130330-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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