Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

GMZ400-300415-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TODAY...BUT A FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT BRINGING MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW. ANOTHER
FRONT IS FORECASTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT.
STRONGER OFFSHORE WINDS AND HIGHER WAVES ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THIS
FRONT.

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GMZ430-300415-
SABINE LAKE-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

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GMZ432-300415-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

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

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GMZ435-300415-
VERMILION BAY-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO CHOPPY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ450-300415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ452-300415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET THEN 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-300415-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET THEN 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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GMZ470-300415-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ472-300415-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.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
UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ475-300415-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
918 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT BUILDING TO 2 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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