Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

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

GMZ400-221015-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
A MODERATE EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A VIGOROUS STORM SYSTEM ADVANCING
EAST OVER THE SOUTHERN PLAINS THEN NORTHEAST INTO THE MIDDLE
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
TO THE NORTHWEST GULF SATURDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS
WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR GUSTY AND SEVERE WINDS. RAINS WILL
TAPER OFF SUNDAY BEHIND THE EXITING SYSTEM AND WINDS WILL SUBSIDE
SOMEWHAT AHEAD OF OUR NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE COMING LATE SUNDAY INTO
MONDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT.

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GMZ430-221015-
SABINE LAKE-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ432-221015-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GMZ435-221015-
VERMILION BAY-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ450-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO
1 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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GMZ452-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

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GMZ455-221015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ470-221015-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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GMZ472-221015-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

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GMZ475-221015-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI NOV 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE EVENING. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.

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