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FZUS54 KLCH 200921
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR LOUISIANA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

GMZ400-202230-
SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60
NAUTICAL MILES
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR LOWER ATCHAFALAYA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 60 NM...

MODERATE DIFFERENCES-IN-PRESSURE SEPARATE A CONTINENTAL RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE FROM A GULF STATIONARY FRONT. FRESH EASTERLY WINDS
ARE THE RESULT. THE ACTUAL TIDES WILL BE RUNNING ALMOST A FOOT
ABOVE THE TIDE TABLE VALUES. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BREAKDOWN ON
MONDAY...ALLOWING A GREAT PLAINS COLD FRONT TO ENTER THE COASTAL
WATERS AROUND MIDNIGHT TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ430-202230-
SABINE LAKE-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST 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.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ432-202230-
CALCASIEU LAKE-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST 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.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LAKE WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. LAKE WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ435-202230-
VERMILION BAY-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ450-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ452-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ455-202230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ470-202230-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ472-202230-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ475-202230-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH
THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$












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