Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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.

GMZ400-230230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT STRETCHING EAST TO WEST OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL
BEGIN TO LIFT BACK NORTHWARD THIS AFTERNOON. MODEST NORTHEAST
WINDS THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY BECOME SOUTHEAST BY THIS
EVENING...THEN INCREASE SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS OVER THE REGION. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND SATURDAY...WITH ACTIVITY
BECOMING WIDESPREAD SUNDAY INTO MONDAY AS AN UPPER TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

$$

GMZ430-230230-
SABINE LAKE-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-230230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ435-230230-
VERMILION BAY-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-230230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-230230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-230230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-230230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-230230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-230230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1017 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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