Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 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.

GMZ400-061715-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WITH POSSIBLY A FEW SHOWERS WILL ADVANCE ACROSS
THE NORTHWEST GULF ON SATURDAY. A BRIEF LIGHT TO MODERATE
NORTHERLY FLOW WILL FOLLOW IN ITS WAKE. A SECOND AND MUCH STRONGER
DRY FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON MONDAY. THIS FEATURE WILL BE
FOLLOWED BY A SIGNIFICANTLY STRONGER OFFSHORE FLOW. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED.

$$

GMZ430-061715-
SABINE LAKE-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ432-061715-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ435-061715-
VERMILION BAY-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

$$

GMZ450-061715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-061715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-061715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-061715-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-061715-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-061715-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1029 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO
12 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

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