Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

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.

GMZ400-310930-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT
60 NM INCLUDING SABINE AND CALCASIEU LAKES AND VERMILION BAY
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
NORTHEAST WINDS FOR THE NEAR SHORE WATERS INTO FRIDAY AS A WEAK
COOL FRONT ENTERS THE COASTAL WATERS. A BROAD AREA OF DISTURBED
WEATHER OVER THE GULF WILL MAINTAIN SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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GMZ430-310930-
SABINE LAKE-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP DECREASING TO
SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ432-310930-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN THE
AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-310930-
VERMILION BAY-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-310930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-310930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-310930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-310930-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ472-310930-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
3 FEET. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ475-310930-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
943 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.

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