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
922 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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.

AMZ400-300930-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
922 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PERSIST OVER AREA WATERS THROUGH
THURSDAY...WITH NEAR STATIONARY BOUNDARY JUST TO THE NORTH. A  COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE WEEKEND. A COLD
FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

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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-
922 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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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-
922 PM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

JDS


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