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
151 AM EST TUE JAN 24 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.

AMZ400-241600-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
151 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE PULLS AWAY FROM
THE REGION. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA THROUGH MIDWEEK. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH OUR
REGION FROM THE WEST ON WEDNESDAY WITH BUILDING WINDS AND SEAS...
PASSING THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS
AND SEAS SUBSIDE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
WEST OF THE REGION.

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AMZ450-452-454-241600-
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-
151 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-241600-
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-
151 AM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE THIS MORNING DECREASING TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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