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
917 AM EDT THU MAR 30 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.

AMZ400-302130-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
917 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL PERSIST OVER AREA WATERS TODAY AS A
WARM FRONT LIFTS SLOWLY NORTH OF THE REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL  MOVE
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. WEAK  HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD NORTH THEN EAST OF THE LOCAL WATERS THIS
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN CROSS THE REGION EARLY NEXT  WEEK
WITH ADVISORY CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF THE LOCAL
WATERS.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-302130-
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-
917 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-302130-
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-
917 AM EDT THU MAR 30 2017

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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