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
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 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.

AMZ400-262230-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES ON THURSDAY
WILL STALL WELL TO THE NORTH OF THE WATERS BY THURSDAY EVENING.
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ADJACENT TO THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE MONDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-262230-
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-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-262230-
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-
1020 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

NELSON


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