Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

GMZ400-061615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND VERY
ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. LOW WATER CAN BE EXPECTED AROUND LOW TIDES THROUGH THIS
EVENING. OVERRUNNING RAIN MOVES BACK IN ON SUNDAY DUE TO A LOW
DEVELOPING IN THE WESTERN GULF.

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GMZ430-061615-
SABINE LAKE-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE
WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.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...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ432-061615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ435-061615-
VERMILION BAY-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ450-061615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ452-061615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ455-061615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ470-061615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET THEN
3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ472-061615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET THEN
3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ475-061615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
923 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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