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
1010 AM EST FRI FEB 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1010 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE TENNESSEE AND OHIO VALLEYS
TODAY WILL SLOWLY MIGRATE EASTWARD AND EXPAND SOUTHWARD ALONG THE
EASTERN SEABOARD ON SATURDAY. A COASTAL TROUGH WILL GRADUALLY TAKE
SHAPE TODAY AND TONIGHT...CREATING STRENGTHENING NORTHEASTERLY
WINDS AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THAT WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST ON SUNDAY...WITH ONSHORE WINDS
GRADUALLY DECREASING BUT ELEVATED SEAS PERSISTING OFFSHORE THROUGH
MONDAY.

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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-
1010 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY...INCREASING TO
20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 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-
1010 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7
TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

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