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
252 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

AMZ400-230500-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
252 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SLOWLY LIFT NORTH ACROSS THE GEORGIA COASTAL
WATERS TONIGHT. WINDS WILL REMAIN UNDER 15 KNOTS THROUGH TUESDAY.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT
AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND CROSSES THE WATERS...WITH SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS LIKELY FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS.

$$

AMZ450-230500-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
252 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG...WITH VISIBILITIES
LESS THAN 1 NM. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ470-230500-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ452-454-472-474-230500-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
252 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

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