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
303 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 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.

AMZ400-310500-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
303 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTHEAST OF THE REGION EARLY THIS WEEK
WHILE THE REMNANTS OF ERIKA ARE FORECAST TO MOVE INTO THE EASTERN
GULF OF MEXICO. THIS PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BRING SOUTHEAST FLOW AND
ELEVATED WINDS...SEAS AND WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND STORMS THROUGH
MONDAY. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RELAX ON TUESDAY WITH A LIGHTER
SOUTHERLY FLOW THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH SUBSIDING SEAS.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-310500-
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-
303 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-310500-
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-
303 PM EDT SUN AUG 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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