Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
1020 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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-
1020 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure centered off the Carolina coast will move further
eastward into the Atlantic today. A cold front will move across
our coastal waters on Sunday morning, accompanied by scattered
showers. Southwesterly winds will strengthen ahead of the front
this evening, followed by a surge of northwesterly winds behind
the front on Sunday. High pressure will build eastward from the
Tennessee Valley to the Carolina coast by Monday evening, with
winds becoming onshore by early on Monday morning. A warm front
will approach our waters from the south on Tuesday and Tuesday
night. The next cold front will then move across our waters on
Wednesday.

$$

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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-
1020 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters becoming
choppy late. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters choppy. A chance of
showers in the morning, then a slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5
seconds. Inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland
waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of rain.

$$

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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-
1020 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 20 knots. Seas building
to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period
9 seconds, becoming 4 seconds after midnight. A chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West southwest winds around 20 knots, becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north
northeast after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of rain.

$$

Nelson


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