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
840 PM EST SUN FEB 7 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.

AMZ400-081015-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
840 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST WILL MOVE QUICKLY
NORTHEASTWARD TONIGHT AND MONDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
SOUTHEASTWARD...CROSSING OUR COASTAL WATERS ON MONDAY EVENING.
OFFSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BRIEFLY BUILD OVER OUR REGION LATE
THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT THAT WILL APPROACH OUR
WATERS FROM THE NORTH ON FRIDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ450-452-454-081015-
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-
840 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS VERY ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-081015-
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-
840 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS EVENING...THEN
DECREASING TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 14 FEET.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY AND 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 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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