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
921 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

AMZ400-220000-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
921 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...AS
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE SLOW TO LOOSEN. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL DECREASE AND SHIFT TO THE WEST TO SOUTHWEST TONIGHT AS A WARM
FRONT MOVES OVER THE WATERS. EXPECT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE LATE TUESDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES
WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY AS IT PASSES.

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AMZ450-452-470-472-220000-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
921 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ454-474-220000-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
921 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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