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
906 PM EST THU DEC 8 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.

AMZ400-091015-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
906 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG BUT DRY COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT TRAILED
BY A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS AND STRONG NORTH WINDS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD NORTHWEST OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS THIS
WEEKEND AS THE HIGH BUILDS OFFSHORE OF THE MID- ATLANTIC COAST.
THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS IT BEGINS TO
STALL ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-091015-
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-
906 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
EAST SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-091015-
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-
906 PM EST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$



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