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
340 AM EST FRI JAN 20 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.

AMZ400-201645-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WEAK SURFACE RIDGING WILL BE SOUTHEAST OF AREA WATERS THROUGH
SATURDAY NIGHT. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS
SUNDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND STORMS EXPECTED AHEAD OF AND ALONG THIS
BOUNDARY. THE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THIS COLD FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH
THEN NORTHEAST OF THE WATERS EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH THE ENHANCED
PRESSURE GRADIENT LEADING TO SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
CONDITIONS.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-201645-
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-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS
BECOMING 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.

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AMZ470-472-474-201645-
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-
340 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13
FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13
FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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