Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL
OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-301600-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTHEAST OF THE REGION EARLY THIS WEEK
WHILE THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA ARE FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE EASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO. THIS PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING SOUTHEAST FLOW
AND ELEVATED WINDS...SEAS AND WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS TODAY
AND MONDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RELAX ON TUESDAY WITH A
LIGHTER SOUTHERLY FLOW THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH SUBSIDING
SEAS.

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AMZ450-452-454-301600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-301600-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
331 AM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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