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
349 PM EDT WED APR 26 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.

AMZ400-270400-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
349 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES ON THURSDAY
WILL STALL WELL TO THE NORTH OF THE WATERS BY THURSDAY EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ADJACENT TO THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE MONDAY...RESULTING IN
STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGINNING LATE ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-270400-
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-
349 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING...DECREASING TO 10
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP LATE.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-270400-
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-
349 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

NELSON


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