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
1048 PM EDT WED APR 26 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.

AMZ400-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1048 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVING INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES ON THURSDAY
WILL STALL WELL TO THE NORTH OF THE WATERS BY THURSDAY EVENING. HIGH
PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ADJACENT TO THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE MONDAY...RESULTING IN
STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGINNING LATE ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ450-452-454-270930-
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-
1048 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...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 A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-270930-
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-
1048 PM EDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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