Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

GMZ400-272215-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
NORTHERLY WINDS HAVE INCREASED IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT. A TIGHT
GRADIENT WILL MAINTAIN MODERATE TO STRONG EASTERLY WINDS INTO THIS
WEEKEND. SOUTHERLY WINDS RETURN LATE SUNDAY IN ADVANCE OF A LARGE
WESTERN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM.

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GMZ430-272215-
SABINE LAKE-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-272215-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-272215-
VERMILION BAY-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ450-272215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ452-272215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ455-272215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-272215-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING
TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-272215-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-272215-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
400 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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