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
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-282130-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO...LOCATED OFF THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.
SEABOARD...WILL CONTINUE MOVING TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST TODAY. THE
DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN TO A TROPICAL STORM AND WILL
APPROACH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WHILE
DECELERATING. ONSHORE WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ450-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-282130-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

AMZ452-454-282130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 KNOTS LATE IN
THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ472-474-282130-
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-
929 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$


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