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
225 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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.

AMZ400-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
225 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THIS
EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTH. A
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA WATERS EARLY THIS EVENING
BRINGING SEVERE STORMS. THE AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE
MID ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS
CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-230330-
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-
225 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS INCREASING TO
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-230330-
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-
225 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS BECOMING 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 30 TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET.

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