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
448 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-301800-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
448 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION THIS MORNING. OFFSHORE
WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN TODAY BEHIND THE FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD OVER THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...BRINGING OUR LOCAL WINDS TO
AN ONSHORE DIRECTION. THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL WEAKEN AND
MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST BY SATURDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY NIGHT...CREATING
AN EPISODE OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AS THIS FRONT MOVES ACROSS
OUR REGION ON MONDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-301800-
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-
448 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO WINDS TODAY...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-301800-
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-
448 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

JDS


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