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
1003 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

AMZ400-302315-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1003 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION EARLY TODAY AND OFFSHORE
WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN REST OF TODAY BEHIND THE FRONT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...BRINGING OUR
LOCAL WINDS TO AN ONSHORE DIRECTION. THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER
WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST BY SATURDAY
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY
NIGHT...CREATING AN EPISODE OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AS THIS FRONT
MOVES ACROSS OUR REGION ON MONDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-302315-
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-
1003 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-302315-
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-
1003 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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