Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
925 AM CST SAT DEC 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
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
BRISK NORTHERLY WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON AS AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE FARTHER EAST OF THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN BEHIND THE LOW...WITH OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON MONDAY
AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OFF TO THE EAST...AND STRENGTHEN ON TUESDAY
AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS. A COLD FRONT SWEEPS
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUESDAY WITH NORTHWEST TO WEST WINDS BEHIND
THE FRONT THROUGH MID- WEEK ALONG WITH INCREASED SEAS.

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GMZ430-202130-
SABINE LAKE-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

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GMZ432-202130-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ435-202130-
VERMILION BAY-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ452-202130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO
1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ455-202130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...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 CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ470-202130-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ472-202130-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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GMZ475-202130-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
925 AM CST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

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