Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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.

GMZ400-022130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST
THROUGH FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY
NIGHT...ACCOMPANIED BY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS.
STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT LATE FRIDAY
NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY
SUNDAY...SHIFTING MORE EAST THEN SOUTHEAST AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES.

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GMZ430-022130-
SABINE LAKE-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ432-022130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

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

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GMZ435-022130-
VERMILLION BAY-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY EARLY IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ450-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ452-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ455-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ470-022130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST UP TO
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ472-022130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS UP TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ475-022130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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