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
959 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

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.

AMZ400-302200-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
959 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW PATTERN OVER THE WATERS TODAY. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY
OVER FLORIDA WATERS WEDNESDAY AS A TROUGH AXIS MOVES NORTHWARD
OVER THE REGION AHEAD OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE. TROPICAL
DEPRESSION NINE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS THE NORTHEAST GULF OF
MEXICO WEDNESDAY AND THEN ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND THE ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS THURSDAY...THEN EXITING NORTHEAST OF THE LOCAL
WATERS FRIDAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING
THIS TIME DOMINANT PERIOD IN SQUALLS. A TRAILING FRONT WILL PUSH
SOUTH OF THE AREA LATE FRIDAY OR SATURDAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDING NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

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AMZ450-452-454-302200-
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-
959 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS BECOMING
5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS INCREASING TO 13 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS BECOMING 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-302200-
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-
959 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS
BECOMING 6 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS
BECOMING NORTH NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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