Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

GMZ400-190315-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT ON
THE BACKSIDE OF AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF OF
MEXICO. WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE SATURDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE RIDGES SOUTH INTO THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST.

$$

GMZ430-190315-
SABINE LAKE-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

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

$$

GMZ432-190315-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-190315-
VERMILION BAY-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-190315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ452-190315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ455-190315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-190315-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

$$

GMZ472-190315-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-190315-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
940 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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