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
1009 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-311015-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1009 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTHEAST OF THE REGION
EARLY THIS WEEK WHILE THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA ARE FORECAST TO MOVE
INTO THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. THIS PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING
SOUTHEAST FLOW AND ELEVATED WINDS...SEAS AND WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND STORMS THROUGH MONDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RELAX ON
TUESDAY WITH A LIGHTER SOUTHERLY FLOW THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK
WITH SUBSIDING SEAS.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-311015-
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-
1009 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-311015-
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-
1009 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT MONDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY
IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 KNOTS EARLY
IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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