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
928 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
928 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE OVER AREA WATERS OVERNIGHT. FOG WILL
BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. A COLD FRONT
WILL CROSS OUR WATERS ON SATURDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE THEN
BUILDING TO THE NORTH OF OUR REGION ON SUNDAY. INCREASING
SOUTHEAST WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES EAST OF THE U.S. COAST LINE.

$$

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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-
928 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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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-
928 PM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM
EST SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

JDS



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