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
324 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 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.

AMZ400-030330-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
324 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...

THE COMBINATION OF A NEARLY STATIONARY TROUGH...AND A WAVE OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO AN ENHANCED PRESSURE GRADIENT AND RESULT IN
INCREASED WIND SPEEDS THROUGH MONDAY. THEREFORE...SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR OUTER WATERS.

THIS WAVE IS EXPECTED TO EXIT TO THE NORTHEAST OF AREA WATERS
MONDAY NIGHT. THE REGION WILL BE BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE
SOUTHEAST...AND A TROUGH TO THE NORTHWEST FOR MID WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-030330-
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-
324 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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AMZ470-472-474-030330-
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-
324 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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