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
838 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 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 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-
838 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW PATTERN OVER THE WATERS THROUGH EARLY THIS WEEK. A TROPICAL
DISTURBANCE WILL AFFECT SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
TONIGHT AND MOVE INTO THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO EARLY THIS WEEK.
EASTERLY SWELL WILL RESULT IN SOME ELEVATION OF SEAS ACROSS THE
WATERS.

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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-
838 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING
TO 13 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4
FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF 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-
838 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO SEAS...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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