Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

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

GMZ400-231015-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MODEST EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT IN RESPONSE TO A VIGOROUS STORM SYSTEM ADVANCING
EAST OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF
TODAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL HAVE THE
POTENTIAL TO BECOME SEVERE WITH STRONGER WINDS POSSIBLE.
ALSO...THE INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL BRING WATER LEVELS
1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TODAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY ACROSS THE
COASTAL LAKES AND BAYS. PRECIPITATION WILL TAPER OFF SUNDAY
AFTERNOON BEHIND THE EXITING SYSTEM WITH SUBSIDING WINDS AND
SEAS. THE NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED LATE SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW INCREASING BEHIND THE FRONT.

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GMZ430-231015-
SABINE LAKE-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-231015-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-231015-
VERMILION BAY-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GMZ450-231015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-231015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO
1 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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GMZ455-231015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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GMZ470-231015-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ472-231015-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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GMZ475-231015-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
344 PM CST SAT NOV 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.

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