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
311 AM EDT WED MAY 4 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.

AMZ400-041515-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
311 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE GEORGIA WATERS THIS MORNING...MOVING
THROUGH THE OFFSHORE FLORIDA WATERS THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ACCOMPANY THE FRONTAL PASSAGE OVER THE FLORIDA
WATERS. LOW PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...WITH INCREASING OFFSHORE WINDS EXPECTED
OVER OUR WATERS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO
THIS WEEKEND...AND WILL BE POSITIONED SOUTHEAST OF OUR WATERS BY
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

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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-
311 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-041515-
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-
311 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

NELSON



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