Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
343 AM EDT Fri Sep 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.

AMZ400-221600-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
343 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will remain positioned to the north of our waters as
Hurricane Maria passes more than 500 miles to the east of the
northeast Florida and southeast Georgia coast this weekend. Onshore
winds will strengthen and seas will build beginning on Friday and
Small Craft Advisory level seas expected from Friday night
through at least Monday in the near shore waters, with advisory
level seas persisting offshore through at least Tuesday.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-221600-
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-
343 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...

.TODAY...East northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas
building to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Dominant period 13 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely 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 15 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 14 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 15
seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...North northwest winds around 10 knots becoming north
northeast in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Inland waters a light chop.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-221600-
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-
343 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM NOON
EDT TODAY THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...East northeast winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas
building to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant
period 14 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 15 seconds. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11
feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 14
seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 8 to
11 feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 15
seconds. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A slight chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet.

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