Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

GMZ400-241600-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING...BECOMING
WEST OVERNIGHT AND FINALLY NORTHWEST MONDAY MORNING AS A COLD
FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. MODEST OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED
BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH WINDS BECOMING LIGHT AND
SOMEWHAT VARIABLE BY MIDWEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES OVER THE
WESTERN GULF. A MORE PREVALENT SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ430-241600-
SABINE LAKE-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

$$

GMZ432-241600-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG UNTIL EARLY
MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-241600-
VERMILION BAY-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

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

$$

GMZ450-241600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-241600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-241600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-241600-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-241600-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-241600-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
825 PM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM CST MONDAY THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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