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
911 AM EST Thu Nov 23 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.

AMZ400-232215-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
911 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Low pressure over the eastern Gulf of Mexico this morning will
move east-northeastward across north central Florida this
afternoon, emerging into the Atlantic waters this evening and
accelerating northeastward later tonight. Onshore winds will
increase, with winds and seas reaching Small Craft Advisory levels
by late this morning. Occasional wind gusts to Gale Force will be
possible offshore later today and this evening. Weak high
pressure centered over Texas this morning will gradually build
over our region by late Friday. A stronger high pressure center
will then build into the southeastern states on Sunday and will
then move eastward early next week.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-232215-
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-
911 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

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

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to
9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters choppy. Rain and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. Rain late in the evening, then rain likely after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers late in
the evening.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate 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-
911 AM EST Thu Nov 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Rain and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Rain late in the evening, then rain
likely after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A
chance of showers late in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.

$$



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