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
930 PM EST TUE FEB 21 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.

AMZ400-221030-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY MOVE EAST ACROSS SOUTHERN
FLORIDA TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY. THIS LOW WILL MOVE TO THE
NORTHEAST ON FRIDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS
SATURDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING FROM THE WEST BEHIND IT.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-221030-
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-
930 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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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-
930 PM EST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST 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 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY 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.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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