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
953 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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.

AMZ400-051000-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
953 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE WATERS THIS EVENING. LOW
PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST TONIGHT AND
THURSDAY...WITH INCREASING OFFSHORE WINDS EXPECTED OVER OUR WATERS.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO THIS WEEKEND...AND
WILL BE POSITIONED SOUTHEAST OF OUR WATERS BY EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-051000-
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-
953 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-051000-
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-
953 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

JDS



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