Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

GMZ400-202130-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO PERSIST AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF EASTER WEEKEND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. A WEAK FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BRING A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY...WITH THE FRONT
EXPECTED TO WASH OUT ALONG THE COAST. AN INCREASING PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL BRING AN INCREASED ONSHORE FLOW BY WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY.

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GMZ430-202130-
SABINE LAKE-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ432-202130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

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

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GMZ435-202130-
VERMILION BAY-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ450-202130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ452-202130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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GMZ455-202130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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GMZ470-202130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ472-202130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.

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GMZ475-202130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
402 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.

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