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
258 AM EST TUE DEC 6 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.

AMZ400-061600-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
258 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE GEORGIA WATERS WILL LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA
THIS MORNING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS AREA WATERS
THIS EVENING ENDING THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD TO THE NORTHWEST TO NORTH WEDNESDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

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AMZ450-452-454-061600-
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-
258 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-061600-
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-
258 AM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
UP TO AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING
WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 11 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 9 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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