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
856 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

ATLANTIC COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL
OUT TO 60 NM

AMZ400-200900-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
856 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE WILL ENTER THE COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT...EXITING ON
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE SUBSTANTIALLY TONIGHT...WITH GALE FORCE
NORTHERLY WINDS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT.
ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE BY LATE MONDAY...THEN
A BRIEF INCREASE IN WESTERLY WINDS IS EXPECTED TUESDAY AHEAD OF A
WEAK COLD FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS
WEDNESDAY WITH DECREASING WINDS.

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AMZ450-452-454-200900-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
856 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 6
TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND ISOLATED
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF DRIZZLE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-200900-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
856 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
AREAS OF DRIZZLE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO
6 TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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