Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

GMZ400-190915-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHWEST
GULF WATERS AS SURFACE LOW CYCLOGENESIS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP. WINDS
WILL SLOWLY BEGIN TO INCREASE AND BEGIN TO SWITCH FROM SOUTHERLY
FLOW THIS AFTERNOON TO A MORE BRISK NORTHERLY FLOW BY FRIDAY
EVENING AS THE SURFACE LOW MOVES EAST OF THE AREA. OFFSHORE FLOW
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY BEFORE TURNING SOUTHERLY ON MONDAY.

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GMZ430-190915-
SABINE LAKE-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.

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GMZ432-190915-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

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GMZ435-190915-
VERMILION BAY-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

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GMZ450-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

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GMZ452-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

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

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GMZ455-190915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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GMZ470-190915-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ472-190915-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ475-190915-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
254 PM CST THU DEC 18 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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