Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
949 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 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.

AMZ400-231000-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
949 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will remain positioned to the north of our waters as
Hurricane Maria passes more than 500 miles to the east of the
northeast Florida and southeast Georgia coasts late this weekend.
Onshore winds will gradually strengthen and seas will build tonight,
with Small Craft Advisory level seas expected through at least
Tuesday night in the near shore waters and persisting offshore
throughout much of next week. Winds will turn to a north
northwesterly direction on Tuesday, with gradually decreasing
speeds.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-231000-
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-
949 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds near 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet...building to 5 to 7 feet late. Dominant period 13 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to
9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Inland waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-231000-
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-
949 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Seas building to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.
Dominant period 13 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms through the night.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to
11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet with
occasional seas up to 15 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds. A slight chance
of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 8 to
11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to
10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to
10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet.

$$



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