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
845 PM EST MON FEB 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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
845 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE COASTAL
WATERS OVERNIGHT EXITING TO THE SOUTH BY EARLY TOMORROW MORNING.
WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST AS IT PASSES
ACCOMPANIED BY ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH VERY ISOLATED
EMBEDDED LIGHTNING STRIKES. ELEVATED WEST TO NORTHWESTERLY WINDS
AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS IN BEHIND EXITING SFC LOW PRESSURE. CURRENT GALE WARNING
GOES THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON BUT MAY BE EXTENDED INTO TUESDAY
NIGHT AS CONFIDENCE INCREASES IN THE PROBABILITY OF FREQUENT GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE BEING PRESENT.

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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-
845 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 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-
845 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13
FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


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