Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 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.

GMZ400-141600-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
ONSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE REGION...AND THESE MOISTENING
SOUTHERLIES WILL LEAD TO A FEW SHOWERS ON SUNDAY. RAIN CHANCES
INCREASE FOR SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY WITH THE APPROACH AND
PASSAGE OF AN UPPER LEVEL TROF...ACCOMPANIED WITH A WEAK SURFACE
BOUNDARY ADVANCING THROUGH THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. A BRIEF
PERIOD OF NORTHERLY FLOW WILL FOLLOW THE PASSAGE OF THE FRONT...
BUT HIGH PRESSURE QUICKLY PASSING THE WESTERN GULF REGION WILL
LEAD TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE PRIOR TO ANOTHER FRONTAL PASSAGE EARLY
WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ430-141600-
SABINE LAKE-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-141600-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-141600-
VERMILION BAY-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-141600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-141600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-141600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-141600-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-141600-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-141600-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
903 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.

$$

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