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
923 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

AMZ400-041030-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PUSH INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST INTO SUNDAY AS A WARM FRONT
LIFTS ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS. SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO NEAR
ADVISORY LEVELS LATE MONDAY AND TUESDAY IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT. THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH SOUTH OF THE WATERS LATE
TUESDAY WITH OFFSHORE FLOW WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE REGION BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-041030-
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-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST 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.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-041030-
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-
923 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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