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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

GMZ400-200330-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...
RAINS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHWEST GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AS AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BEGINS TRACKING EASTWARD ACROSS THE WATERS.
AN OFFSHORE FLOW WILL LINGER INTO MONDAY BEFORE TURNING SOUTHERLY
AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS PAST THE REGION. ONSHORE WINDS WILL
STRENGTHEN ON TUESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE PLAINS
STATES...BEFORE A COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE WATERS LATE
TUESDAY. POST-FRONTAL OFFSHORE FLOW WILL QUICKLY BE REPLACED BY A
MORE WESTERLY FLOW FOR LATE IN THE PERIOD AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
INTO THE WESTERN GULF.

$$

GMZ430-200330-
SABINE LAKE-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 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 SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-200330-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 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 SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-200330-
VERMILION BAY-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY WATERS ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ450-200330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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

$$

GMZ452-200330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ455-200330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 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 1 TO 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ470-200330-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

GMZ472-200330-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

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

$$

GMZ475-200330-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
338 PM CST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET.

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