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
1006 AM EST MON FEB 8 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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-082315-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1006 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TODAY CROSSING OUR COASTAL
WATERS THIS EVENING. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL
PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BRIEFLY
BUILD OVER OUR REGION LATE THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE OF ANOTHER COLD
FRONT THAT WILL APPROACH OUR WATERS FROM THE NORTH ON FRIDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-082315-
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-
1006 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-082315-
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-
1006 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO
25 TO 30 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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