Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 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.

GMZ400-072230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PASS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF LATE TONIGHT
AND MONDAY FOLLOWED BY A SHARP INCREASE IN WINDS ALONG WITH
SIGNIFICANTLY BUILDING SEAS. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY HAS ALREADY
BEEN ISSUED IN ANTICIPATION...WITH GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE AT
TIMES MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ430-072230-
SABINE LAKE-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE MORNING. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-072230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-072230-
VERMILION BAY-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-072230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-072230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-072230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

$$

GMZ470-072230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-072230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-072230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
336 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO
14 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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