Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 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.

GMZ400-070415-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WESTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH THIS MORNING AS LOW
PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF COAST CONTINUES MOVING AWAY FROM
THE REGION. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS EARLY THURSDAY...FOLLOWED BY STRONG AND GUSTY
OFFSHORE WINDS.

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GMZ430-070415-
SABINE LAKE-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.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...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ432-070415-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
ROUGH.
.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...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ435-070415-
VERMILION BAY-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST UP TO 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY ROUGH.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ450-070415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

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GMZ452-070415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ455-070415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 25 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

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GMZ470-070415-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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GMZ472-070415-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 45 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ475-070415-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

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