Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 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.

GMZ400-030845-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTHERLY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH AS COOLER AND DRIER AIR FILTERS INTO THE REGION. LIGHT TO
MODERATE NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEK...BRIEFLY STRENGTHENING WEDNESDAY NIGHT AS A DRY FRONT BRINGS
A REINFORCEMENT OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION.

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SABINE LAKE-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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CALCASIEU LAKE-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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VERMILION BAY-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ470-030845-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

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WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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GMZ475-030845-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
245 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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