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
144 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
144 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
A strong cold front will move across the waters on Wednesday,
with strong high pressure building over the Southeastern States
through the end of the week.

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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-
144 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds. Inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Inland waters mostly smooth.

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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-
144 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas
up to 9 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest 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 8 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet in the afternoon. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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