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
955 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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.

AMZ400-212300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND AS A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTH. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS AREA WATERS LATE SUNDAY. AN ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT
WILL LEAD TO ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS...AND POSSIBLY GALES FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF THIS PERIOD.

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AMZ450-452-454-212300-
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-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 0 TO 1 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-212300-
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-
955 AM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS BECOMING
5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

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