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
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 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-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED JUST OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST WILL CONTINUE MOVING SLOWLY EASTWARD THROUGH THIS WEEKEND
WHILE GRADUALLY WEAKENING. ONSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND...WITH SPEEDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY DIMINISHING. A
WEAKENING COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES ON
SUNDAY.


$$

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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-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EDT TODAY...

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND 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-
322 AM EDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET THIS MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 5
TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD
8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

NELSON



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