Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 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.

GMZ400-101615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE THE REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
SOUTH INTO THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY. WINDS WILL SHIFT
TO THE EAST AND THEN SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AS THE HIGH MOVES
TOWARD THE EASTERN US, WITH A LIGHT TO MODEST ONSHORE FLOW
PREVAILING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ430-101615-
SABINE LAKE-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

$$

GMZ432-101615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-101615-
VERMILION BAY-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-101615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

$$

GMZ452-101615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 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...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-101615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.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...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-101615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

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

$$

GMZ472-101615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-101615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
905 PM CST FRI DEC 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 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.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

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