Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
301 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 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.

AMZ400-200315-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
301 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Hurricane Jose continues to drift Northward across the mid-
Atlantic region. High pressure will remain over the waters
through Thursday. Winds and seas will increase again Friday
through Sunday due to Hurricane Maria.


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AMZ450-452-454-200315-
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-
301 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest
in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming north in the
morning, then becoming east southeast in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds. Inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds. Inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 11 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9
feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Inland waters a moderate
chop.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Inland waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ472-474-200315-
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-
301 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
Dominant period 12 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds.
.THURSDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers likely and a chance
of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 9 to
12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 feet. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 10 to
13 feet with occasional seas up to 17 feet. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

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AMZ470-200315-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
301 PM EDT Tue Sep 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...

.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 12 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 13 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 11
feet with occasional seas up to 14 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet. A chance of showers.

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