Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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.

GMZ400-181515-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF AND LOW PRESSURE OVER WEST
TEXAS WILL MAINTAIN A MAINLY WEAK ONSHORE FLOW INTO SUNDAY. A
COOL FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE WATERS LATE SUNDAY NIGHT WHICH
WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A BRIEF PERIOD OF OFFSHORE FLOW. HOWEVER
WINDS WILL QUICKLY SHIFT BACK TO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION BY LATE
TUESDAY AS PRESSURE BUILDS BACK OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES.

$$

GMZ430-181515-
SABINE LAKE-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ432-181515-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

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

$$

GMZ435-181515-
VERMILION BAY-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-181515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-181515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-181515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 71 IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM CDT
SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-181515-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-181515-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-181515-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
924 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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