Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

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

GMZ400-172215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A WEAK PRESSURE GRADIENT OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF WILL
MAINTAIN A LIGHT AND SOMEWHAT VARIABLE FLOW OVER THE NEXT FEW
DAYS. WINDS WILL TREND MORE EASTERLY FOR THE LATTER PART OF THE
WEEK IN ADVANCE OF A FRONTAL PASSAGE EXPECTED MONDAY. DEEP
TROPICAL MOISTURE IN PLACE WILL KEEP SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS TODAY AND THURSDAY...WITH LOWER
RAIN CHANCES THEN RETURNING AS SHARPLY DRIER AIR FILTERS INTO THE
AREA.


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GMZ430-172215-
SABINE LAKE-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-172215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-172215-
VERMILION BAY-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ450-172215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A 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...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ452-172215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ455-172215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ470-172215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A 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...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ472-172215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A 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...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-172215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
410 AM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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