Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 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.

GMZ400-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE
REMAINS ESTABLISHED OVER THE SOUTHEAST COAST. THE ONSHORE WINDS
WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY AS A SERIES OF LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEMS DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS.

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GMZ430-262130-
SABINE LAKE-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

$$

GMZ432-262130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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

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GMZ435-262130-
VERMILION BAY-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ452-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ455-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ470-262130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-262130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-262130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CDT EARLY
THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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