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
246 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 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.

AMZ400-260300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
246 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED JUST OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST WILL CONTINUE MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD THROUGH THIS WEEKEND
WHILE GRADUALLY WEAKENING. ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...WITH SPEEDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY DIMINISHING. A WEAKENING
COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES ON SUNDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-260300-
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-
246 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 FEET BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-260300-
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-
246 PM EDT SAT MAR 25 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION....

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 0 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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