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
230 PM EST FRI JAN 20 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
230 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE SOUTHEAST OF AREA WATERS TONIGHT.
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND AS A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTHERN STATES. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS LATE SUNDAY. AN ENHANCED
PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL LEAD TO ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS...AND
POSSIBLY GALES FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF THIS PERIOD.

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AMZ450-452-454-210330-
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-
230 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
11 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS BECOMING 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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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-
230 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS
BECOMING 5 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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