Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

GMZ400-311030-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
MODERATE EASTERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES FROM THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY TOWARD
THE SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
SUNDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST
TO MOVE THROUGH THE GULF WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH A STRONG
OFFSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY...WITH WINDS INCREASING AGAIN
TOWARD MID TO LATE WEEK AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS AND
TRACKS EASTWARD ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF.

$$

GMZ430-311030-
SABINE LAKE-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

GMZ432-311030-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST 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 INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ435-311030-
VERMILION BAY-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING TO
ROUGH AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ450-311030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ452-311030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 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 SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ455-311030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

$$

GMZ470-311030-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ472-311030-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ475-311030-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
323 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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