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
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 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.

AMZ400-281530-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO...LOCATED OFF THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S.
SEABOARD...WILL CONTINUE MOVING TOWARDS THE WEST NORTHWEST TODAY.
THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN TO A TROPICAL STORM AND
WILL APPROACH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY WHILE
DECELERATING. ONSHORE WINDS TODAY WILL BECOME OFFSHORE TONIGHT AND
EARLY SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ450-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-281530-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTH 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

AMZ452-454-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

.TODAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ472-474-281530-
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-
323 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

NELSON



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