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
1008 AM EST SUN MAR 1 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1008 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND SHIFT OFFSHORE OF THE MID-
ATLANTIC COAST...WITH ONSHORE WINDS GRADUALLY DECREASING. ELEVATED
SEAS WILL PERSIST OFFSHORE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE WEDNESDAY...AND WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

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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-
1008 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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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-
1008 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. LIGHT RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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