Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

GMZ400-301630-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHEN OVERNIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT ADVANCES ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS. MODERATE TO STRONG
WINDS AND INCREASED SEAS WILL BE SHORT-LIVED...GRADUALLY RELAXING
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY. RAIN CHANCES WILL THEN BE INCREASING DURING
THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS TRENDING EAST THEN SOUTH...AHEAD OF OUR
NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE EXPECTED MONDAY MORNING.

$$

GMZ430-301630-
SABINE LAKE-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST 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.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ432-301630-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

GMZ435-301630-
VERMILION BAY-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

$$

GMZ450-301630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ452-301630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
THEN 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ455-301630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ470-301630-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ472-301630-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO
6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ475-301630-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
918 PM CST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO NOON CST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$






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