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
1002 AM EST WED JAN 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.

AMZ400-182315-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1002 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVER THE REGION TODAY. A COLD FRONT
WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS AREA WATERS TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD BACK IN FOR THURSDAY. A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT ACROSS
THURSDAY NIGHT...FOLLOWED BY A COLD FRONT ENTERING THE REGION LATE
FRIDAY. THIS COLD FRONT WILL BECOME FAIRLY STATIONARY OVER THE
REGION THROUGH SATURDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ450-452-454-182315-
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-
1002 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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AMZ470-472-474-182315-
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-
1002 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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