Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

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

GMZ400-181615-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
INCREASING RAIN CHANCES ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY AS A COASTAL TROUGH
OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF...WITH RAIN
BECOMING LIKELY ON FRIDAY AS A SURFACE LOW DEVELOPS ALONG THE
TROUGH OVER THE TEXAS COAST AND TRACKS NORTHEAST THROUGH SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA. RAINS WILL END AND NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP IN THE
WAKE OF THE LOW LATE FRIDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY...WITH MODERATE
NORTHERLY WINDS CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY.

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GMZ430-181615-
SABINE LAKE-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ432-181615-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ435-181615-
VERMILION BAY-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING
TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO ROUGH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-181615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-181615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-181615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-181615-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-181615-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-181615-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
904 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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