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
324 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 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.

AMZ400-271700-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
324 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE WATERS LATER TODAY...EXITING TO THE
SOUTH TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE TO CAUTION LEVELS
LATER TODAY...PERSISTING THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND WITH CONDITIONS
GRADUALLY IMPROVING. SURFACE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SOUTH
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-271700-
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-
324 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-271700-
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-
324 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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