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
215 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

AMZ400-210400-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
215 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
COASTAL TROUGH SETS UP TONIGHT AS NORTH-NORTHEASTERLY SURGE
BUILDS AND INCREASES WINDS THROUGH SUNDAY. WINDS SHIFT FROM
NORTHEAST TO SOUTHEAST ON MONDAY BEFORE INCREASING OUT OF THE
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST TUESDAY NIGHT AS COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE
WEST. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND COLD FRONTAL
PASSAGE ON WEDNESDAY WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE.

$$

AMZ450-470-210400-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.

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AMZ452-454-472-474-210400-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
215 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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