Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 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.

GMZ400-010915-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK,
BETWEEN A RIDGE OF SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING FROM THE UPPER
MIDWEST INTO SOUTHERN TEXAS, AND TS HERMINE WHICH IS FORECAST TO
BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AND TRACK NORTHWARD ACROSS THE EASTERN
GULF.

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GMZ430-010915-
SABINE LAKE-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ432-010915-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ435-010915-
VERMILION BAY-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-010915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-010915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-010915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-010915-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-010915-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-010915-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
339 PM CDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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