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
1226 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

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.

AMZ400-010030-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1226 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY TODAY AS A TROUGH SHIFTS TO THE NORTH
THIS MORNING AHEAD OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE. TROPICAL DEPRESSION
NINE IS EXPECTED TO TRACK ACROSS THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO AND
THEN ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT...EXITING NORTHEAST OF THE LOCAL WATERS FRIDAY.
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING. A TRAILING FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE AREA LATE SATURDAY
WITH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-010030-
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-
1226 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
12 SECONDS BECOMING 5 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH WINDS
10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 FEET BUILDING TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH SOUTHWEST
WINDS 30 TO 40 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 60 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-010030-
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-
1226 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTH SOUTHWEST
WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 50 KNOTS BECOMING 40 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$



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