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
702 AM EDT WED MAY 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.

AMZ400-241915-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
702 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
WAVES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS AREA WATERS THROUGH
TONIGHT...AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL CROSS OUR COASTAL WATERS LATE TONIGHT. OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER OUR AREA FROM THE WEST  THURSDAY NIGHT
AND FRIDAY...ALLOWING FOR WINDS AND SEAS TO  DECREASE. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD TO THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE  WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.


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AMZ450-452-241915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
702 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS INCREASING TO 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ454-241915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
702 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...
...TORNADO WATCH 261 IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-241915-
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-
702 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2017

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

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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