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
339 PM EDT THU APR 27 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.

AMZ400-280345-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
339 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ADJACENT TO THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE MONDAY...RESULTING IN
STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT. THIS FRONT
WILL STALL OVER OUR COASTAL WATERS ON MONDAY NIGHT...AND WILL
WEAKEN ON TUESDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-280345-
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-
339 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING...BECOMING SOUTH
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING A
LIGHT CHOP LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-280345-
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-
339 PM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

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

$$

NELSON



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