Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

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.

GMZ400-302115-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A BRIEF PERIOD OF WEST WINDS WILL FOLLOW THE FRONTAL PASSAGE TODAY,
WITH AN ONSHORE FLOW RETURNING TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. SOUTH WINDS
WILL INCREASE AGAIN OVER THE WEEKEND IN ASSOCIATION WITH ANOTHER
STORM SYSTEM FORECAST TO AFFECT THE AREA.

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GMZ430-302115-
SABINE LAKE-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ432-302115-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ435-302115-
VERMILION BAY-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.

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GMZ450-302115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-302115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ455-302115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ470-302115-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ472-302115-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-302115-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
319 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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