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
1002 AM EST WED DEC 7 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.

AMZ400-080000-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1002 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A VERY WEAK SURFACE TROUGH WILL SHIFT ACROSS THE LOCAL WATERS
TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS AT TIMES. THIS
FRONT WILL SHIFT SOUTH OF THE WATERS THURSDAY TRAILED BY OFFSHORE
FLOW. A MUCH STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS LATE
THURSDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTH OF THE
REGION ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS THIS WEEKEND
AS THE HIGH BUILDS OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST.

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AMZ450-452-454-080000-
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-
1002 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY 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 SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-080000-
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-
1002 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 9 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 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 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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