Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 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.

GMZ400-310915-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE FAR NORTHERN GULF THROUGH
THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. WEAK ONSHORE FLOW IS FORECASTED. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED. WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST TO INCREASE BY THE END OF
NEXT WEEK AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
GULF OF MEXICO.

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GMZ430-310915-
SABINE LAKE-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ432-310915-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ435-310915-
VERMILION BAY-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST UP TO
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-310915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-310915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

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

$$

GMZ455-310915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-310915-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ472-310915-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-310915-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
324 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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