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
902 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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.

AMZ400-030915-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
902 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TUESDAY THEN PUSH SOUTH
OF THE LOCAL WATERS WEDNESDAY. AN INCREASED CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IS EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. BREEZY NORTHWEST FLOW
IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE REMAINS WELL NORTHWEST OF THE AREA.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-030915-
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-
902 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-030915-
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-
902 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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