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
854 PM EDT THU SEP 29 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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

AMZ400-300900-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
854 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS AREA WATERS LATE TONIGHT
AND STALL FRIDAY. AS THE FRONT DISSIPATE A WEAK INVERTED TROUGH
WILL DEVELOP OVER AREA WATERS SATURDAY. THIS TROUGH WILL BREAK
DOWN AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF AREA WATERS INTO SUNDAY.
THIS HIGH WILL LEAD TO A DOMINANT PERIOD OF ONSHORE FLOW INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-300900-
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-
854 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY.

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AMZ470-472-474-300900-
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-
854 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS BECOMING 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS . A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.

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