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
946 PM EST TUE JAN 24 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-
946 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH OUR REGION FROM
THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING INCREASING WINDS AND
BUILDING SEAS. THIS FRONT WILL THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS BY EARLY
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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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-
946 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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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-
946 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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