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
245 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 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.

AMZ400-280400-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
245 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW PATTERN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK
PRODUCING POOR SMALL BOATING CONDITIONS. A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE
WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA LATE IN THE
WEEKEND AND MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-280400-
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-
245 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-280400-
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-
245 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS INCREASING TO
15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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