Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Jacksonville, FL

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
812 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-022115-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
812 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG WILL AFFECT MAINLY NEARSHORE PORTIONS OF THE
COASTAL WATERS THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA
WILL WEAKEN TODAY. ANOTHER HIGH WILL BUILD OVER THE MID ATLANTIC AND
QUICKLY SHIFT OFFSHORE ON TUESDAY WITH THE RIDGE AXIS SETTLING SOUTH
OF THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE WEDNESDAY...AND WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-022115-
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-
812 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. DENSE FOG WITH VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-022115-
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-
812 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG WITH
VISIBILITY 1 NM OR LESS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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