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
1023 AM EDT SUN APR 30 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.

AMZ400-302230-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1023 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTHEAST OF THE AREA TODAY WILL BEGIN TO SHIFT
EASTWARD ACROSS THE ATLANTIC ON MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN SHIFT
EASTWARD ON THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-302230-
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-
1023 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-302230-
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-
1023 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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