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
852 PM EST Tue Dec 12 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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
852 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A dry cold front will push south of the waters tonight with
advisory conditions expected into early Wednesday morning. Winds
and seas will begin to decrease Wednesday as high pressure builds
over the Gulf Coast region. This ridge will build toward south
Florida through Thursday as yet another cold front approaches from
the northwest. The next front will cross the waters late Friday.

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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-
852 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots...decreasing to 15 to 20 knots toward dawn.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 5 to
10 knots in the evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...West northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Inland waters smooth.

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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-
852 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest 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 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet building to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. Showers likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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