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
209 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

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-
209 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...

A cold front will move Southeast across the region this morning.
An area of low pressure will develop on this front and move to the
Northeast Tonight. This will result in an enhanced pressure
gradient and elevated winds and seas. High pressure will build
from the West Thursday, then overhead on Friday. High pressure
will be to the East over the weekend, with a cold front moving
East across region Monday into Monday night.

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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-
209 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop. Areas of dense fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland
waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds around 5 knots becoming
northeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 5 knots becoming
north northeast after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland
waters a light chop.

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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-
209 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots in
the evening. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet
subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet in the
afternoon. Dominant period 8 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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