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
951 AM EST WED FEB 22 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.

AMZ400-222300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
951 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS
SOUTHERN FLORIDA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO
THE NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS
SATURDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING FROM THE WEST BEHIND IT.

$$

AMZ450-222300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
951 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING,
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ452-454-222300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
951 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE
IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-222300-
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-
951 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...

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

.REST OF TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35
KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN
THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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