Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
228 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
228 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will settle south of the local waters Today. A
weakening cold front will push across the waters late Monday
night with winds shifting to the northeast and increasing as
high pressure builds northeast of the region on Tuesday. Winds
will quickly veer back to the south on Wednesday morning as a
warm front lifts north across the waters. A stronger frontal
system will impact the waters late in the week, resulting in an
extended period of increased winds Thursday afternoon through
Saturday.

$$

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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-
228 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
northwest late in the evening, then becoming north 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the evening,
then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters choppy. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a moderate 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-
228 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A
slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
late in the evening, then becoming north 15 to 20 knots after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of
showers.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

JDS


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