Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
338 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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 waves...along with the occasional height of the average
highest 1/10 of the waves.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
338 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Atlantic high pressure will remain situated to the south of the
northeast Florida waters, which will maintain a mostly offshore wind
flow through Friday. Winds will become onshore near the coast
during the mid afternoon hours through Friday. High pressure will
then build northward this weekend, resulting in a more southerly
wind flow on Saturday and onshore by Sunday afternoon, with the  sea
breeze developing earlier in the day in coastal locations.

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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-
338 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots becoming west southwest
after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters
a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the morning, then showers and thunderstorms
likely in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south southeast
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
7 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
338 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and
thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
8 seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning,
then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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