Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

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

GMZ400-060715-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
IN THE WAKE OF AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW AND VERY
ROUGH SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH WINDS REACHING GALE FORCE. LOW
WATER CAN BE EXPECTED AROUND LOW TIDES THROUGH THIS EVENING.
OVERRUNNING RAIN MOVES BACK IN ON SUNDAY DUE TO A LOW DEVELOPING
IN THE WESTERN GULF.

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GMZ430-060715-
SABINE LAKE-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO SMOOTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ432-060715-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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GMZ435-060715-
VERMILION BAY-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...LOW WATER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. BAY WATERS VERY
ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
EVENING. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS ROUGH DECREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ450-060715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO
30 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ452-060715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ455-060715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 0 TO
1 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ470-060715-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET BUILDING TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-060715-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. RAIN
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-060715-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1233 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
45 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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