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
400 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 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.

AMZ400-031700-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
400 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST TODAY THEN MOVE INTO
AREA WATERS LATE TONIGHT. THE COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE
LOCAL WATERS WEDNESDAY. THERE WILL BE A GOOD CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
LATE TODAY THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. BREEZY NORTHWEST
FLOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS APPEAR
LIKELY BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH THURSDAY
NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST OVER AREA WATERS
LATE FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-031700-
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-
400 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-031700-
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-
400 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY 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.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 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 AND SATURDAY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$



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