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
915 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL
OUT TO 60 NM

AMZ400-192300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
915 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL CROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA TODAY...ENTERING THE
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...EXITING ON SUNDAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE
SUBSTANTIALLY TONIGHT...WITH GALE FORCE NORTHERLY WINDS OVER THE
OFFSHORE WATERS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BY LATE MONDAY...THEN A BRIEF INCREASE IN
WESTERLY WINDS IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS WEDNESDAY WITH
DECREASING WINDS.

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AMZ450-452-454-192300-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
915 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. INLAND WATERS
ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-192300-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
915 AM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS TODAY...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
LIKELY. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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