Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 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.

GMZ400-071615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. A
STRONGER FRONTAL PASSAGE WILL OCCUR MONDAY FOLLOWED BY A SHARP
INCREASE IN WINDS ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANTLY BUILDING SEAS. A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED...WITH A GALE WARNING
POSSIBLE.

$$

GMZ430-071615-
SABINE LAKE-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.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.

$$

GMZ432-071615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. 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.

$$

GMZ435-071615-
VERMILION BAY-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.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.

$$

GMZ450-071615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...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...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-071615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-071615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ470-071615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 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...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-071615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 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 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-071615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
926 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO
14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 12 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

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