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
942 PM EST MON JAN 16 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.

AMZ400-171045-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
942 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTHEAST OF THE WATERS THROUGH TUESDAY.
SEA FOG IS EXPECTED IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES BY LATE
TUESDAY...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.

$$

AMZ452-454-171045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
942 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-171045-
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-
942 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ450-171045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
942 PM EST MON JAN 16 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM EST TUESDAY...

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

$$


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