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
950 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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-
950 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING AND STALL
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA WATERS. AS THE FRONT DISSIPATES...A
WEAK INVERTED TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER AREA WATERS SATURDAY. THIS
TROUGH WILL BREAK DOWN AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF THE AREA ON
SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL LEAD TO A DOMINANT PERIOD OF ONSHORE FLOW
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

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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-
950 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO
12 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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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-
950 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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