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
245 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
245 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST WILL THEN RAPIDLY INTENSIFY
AS IT MOVES NORTHEAST UP THE EAST COAST TODAY. THE INCREASED
PRESSURE GRADIENT FROM THIS LOW WILL RESULT IN VERY ROUGH WIND AND
SEA CONDITIONS. ANOTHER TROUGH WILL SWING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
AREA WATERS MONDAY EVENING...KEEPING CONDITIONS ELEVATED THROUGH
MIDWEEK.

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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-
245 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE THIS MORNING. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 12 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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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-
245 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 20
FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 25 TO
30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO
10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
FEET.

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