Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

GMZ400-212130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT NORTHEAST TO EAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST
GULF TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP BY MONDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
MOVES OFF TO THE EAST...AND STRENGTHEN ON TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS. A COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE WATERS
LATE TUESDAY...WITH STRONG NORTHWEST TO WEST WINDS BEHIND IT
THROUGH MID-WEEK.

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GMZ430-212130-
SABINE LAKE-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ432-212130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ435-212130-
VERMILION BAY-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ450-212130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ452-212130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ455-212130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ470-212130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ472-212130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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GMZ475-212130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
923 AM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH 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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
7 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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