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 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-101100-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
959 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST
WILL CONTINUE MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEASTWARD. MEANWHILE...ARCTIC
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OUR REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST.
STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
EVENING...WITH FREQUENT GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS OFFSHORE TONIGHT.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER OUR REGION ON THURSDAY IN
ADVANCE OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT...WHICH WILL PUSH ACROSS OUR
COASTAL WATERS ON FRIDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-101100-
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 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.

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AMZ470-472-474-101100-
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 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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