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
1021 AM EST MON JAN 23 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.

AMZ400-232330-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1021 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG LOW PRESSURE CENTER NORTH OF THE WATERS TODAY WILL MOVE
SLOWLY NORTHEASTWARD TODAY...EMERGING OFF THE MID ATLANTIC COAST
TONIGHT. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TUESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA THROUGH MID-WEEK. ANOTHER COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE IS
EXPECTED ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-232330-
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-
1021 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-232330-
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-
1021 AM EST MON JAN 23 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

NELSON


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