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
136 PM EST SAT FEB 25 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.

AMZ400-260245-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
136 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO REGIONAL WATERS BEHIND THE FRONT.
ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS MONDAY AND HIGH PRESSURE MOVES INTO THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-260245-
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-
136 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-260245-
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-
136 PM EST SAT FEB 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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