Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST...CORRECTED
GEORGIA...RESENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
335 AM EDT WED AUG 31 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.

AMZ400-311945-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
335 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY TODAY AS A TROUGH SHIFTS TO THE NORTH
THIS MORNING AHEAD OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE. TROPICAL DEPRESSION
NINE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO AND
THEN ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT...EXITING NORTHEAST OF THE LOCAL WATERS FRIDAY.
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING. A TRAILING FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE AREA LATE
SATURDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND.

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AMZ450-452-454-311945-
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-
335 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 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...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS BECOMING 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS BECOMING 30 TO
40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 70 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
4 FEET BUILDING TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-311945-
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-
335 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET THIS MORNING. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
65 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET DOMINANT PERIOD 4.0 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET DOMINANT
DOMINANT PERIOD 10.0 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTHWEST WINDS
30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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