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
220 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

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.

AMZ400-290300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
220 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO TO
THE SOUTHEASTERN SEABOARD WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD AND WILL WEAKEN
THROUGH MIDWEEK. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD AND STALL
NEAR THE GEORGIA WATERS BY LATE WEDNESDAY. THE FRONT WILL LIFT
BACK NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ON THURSDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT THAT WILL CROSS OUR WATERS ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND EARLY
SATURDAY. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER OUR REGION THIS
WEEKEND IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT.

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AMZ450-452-454-290300-
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-
220 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 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.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

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AMZ470-472-474-290300-
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-
220 PM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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