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
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE LOCATED ABOUT 500 MILES EAST OF CAPE CANAVERAL WILL
MOVE NORTHWESTWARD WHILE CONTINUING TO ORGANIZE...AND IS FORECAST
TO APPROACH THE SOUTH CAROLINA COASTLINE BY LATE SATURDAY.
UNCERTAINTY REMAINS AS TO THE STRENGTH AND EXACT TRACK OF THIS
LOW PRESSURE CENTER. EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE
TODAY...AND WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT TO A NORTHERLY DIRECTION BY LATE
SATURDAY AND THEN NORTHWESTERLY BY SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY AS
THIS POTENTIAL TROPICAL DEPRESSION OR STORM PASSES TO THE NORTH
OF OUR WATERS AND THEN DECELERATES. SEAS WILL INCREASE TO CAUTION
LEVELS OFFSHORE ON SATURDAY AND 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-
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. 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-
345 AM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

$$

NELSON



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