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 EST TUE JAN 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-
303 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA TONIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH OUR REGION FROM THE WEST ON
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BRINGING INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS.
THIS FRONT WILL THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS BY EARLY THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

$$

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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-
303 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 12 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

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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-
303 PM EST TUE JAN 24 2017

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 11 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

NELSON



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