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
255 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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.

AMZ400-010300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
255 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTHEAST OF THE AREA TODAY WILL BEGIN TO SHIFT
EASTWARD ACROSS THE ATLANTIC ON MONDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AND THEN SHIFT
EASTWARD ON THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-010300-
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-
255 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-010300-
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-
255 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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