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
253 AM 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-
253 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Surface high will build southward into the region today. A strong
cold front will move across the waters Wednesday, and then high
pressure will build over the southeast region 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-
253 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

.TODAY...North northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland
waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. 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 10 seconds.
Inland waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. 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 winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland
waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters 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-
253 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...North northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas
6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.THURSDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming west
northwest after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$


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