Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 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.

GMZ400-110330-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL CONTINUE SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST THROUGH TONIGHT AS
HIGH PRESSURE PUSHES EASTWARD TOWARD THE ATLANTIC COAST...WITH
SPEEDS BECOMING A LITTLE MORE ELEVATED OVER THE WESTERN WATERS
LATE TONIGHT AS LOW PRESSURE DEEPENS OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS.
WINDS WILL TURN MORE SOUTHERLY FOR THE EARLY PART OF THE NEW WEEK
AS A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY SLIPS THROUGH THE WESTERN GULF
REGION...EVENTUALLY MOVING INTO THE COASTAL WATERS BY MID-WEEK.
RAIN CHANCES WILL ALSO INCREASE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH THE
APPROACH OF THE FRONT.

$$

GMZ430-110330-
SABINE LAKE-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ432-110330-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-110330-
VERMILION BAY-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-110330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST UP TO 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-110330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-110330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PATCHY
FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-110330-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CST THIS
EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-110330-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-110330-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM CST SAT DEC 10 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

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