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
1124 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
1124 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A strong cold front will continue pushing southward into south
Florida as high pressure builds over the mid-Atlantic states.
Strong northeasterly winds will prevail through Wednesday, with
Small Craft Advisory conditions and occasional Gale Force gusts
expected on all area waters. Small Craft Advisories will remain
in effect offshore through at least Thursday, with elevated
onshore winds and seas expected to continue into the weekend.

$$

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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-
1124 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with
occasional gusts to Gale Force. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional
seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters
rough. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to Gale Force. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11
feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters rough. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Inland waters rough. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 9
seconds. Inland waters choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
late in the evening. A chance of showers through the night.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. A
chance of showers.

$$

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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-
1124 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...North northeast winds around 25 knots with
occasional gusts to Gale Force. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional
seas up to 14 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to Gale Force. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to 14
feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts
to Gale Force. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13
feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9
feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet, subsiding to 6 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet after midnight. Dominant period
9 seconds. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

Nelson



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