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
146 AM EST THU DEC 8 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.

AMZ400-081600-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
146 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING NORTHWEST OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS
THIS WEEKEND AS THE HIGH BUILDS OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-081600-
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-
146 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-081600-
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-
146 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 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. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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