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
903 AM EST TUE JAN 17 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.

AMZ400-172215-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
903 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTHEAST OF THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY.
SEA FOG OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS ADJACENT TO SOUTHEAST GEORGIA MAY
EXPAND SOUTHWARD TO THE NEAR SHORE FLORIDA WATERS THIS MORNING. SEA
FOG MAY LINGER OVER THE NEAR SHORE WATERS INTO TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES TONIGHT...RESULTING IN LIGHT
OFFSHORE WINDS THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
APPROACH THE SOUTHEAST GEORGIA WATERS FROM THE NORTH ON
THURSDAY...WITH ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHING OUR REGION FROM THE WEST
ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-172215-
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-
903 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-172215-
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-
903 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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