Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
234 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
234 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will remain positioned to the north of our waters as
Hurricane Maria passes well to the east of the northeast Florida
and southeast Georgia coasts late this weekend. Onshore winds will
gradually strengthen and seas will build, 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.

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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-
234 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to
9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. Inland waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming
north northwest after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional
seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to
10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet.
Inland waters mostly smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters
mostly smooth.

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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-
234 PM EDT Sat Sep 23 2017

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

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with
occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North 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.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to
10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to
10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to
9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.

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