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
842 AM EDT SUN APR 23 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.

AMZ400-232045-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
842 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS TONIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.
LOW PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK NORTH OF THE REGION MONDAY...THEN
TRACK NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE LOCAL WATERS TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA 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-
842 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF SMOKE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY SMOKE.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT 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-
842 AM EDT SUN APR 23 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

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