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
248 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

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.

AMZ400-220400-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
248 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS ACROSS THE SOUTH. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA WATERS LATE SUNDAY. THE AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ALONG THE SOUTHEAST AND MID ATLANTIC STATES
THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT AND A STRONG PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL REMAIN.

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AMZ450-452-454-220400-
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-
248 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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AMZ470-472-474-220400-
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-
248 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20
TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 KNOTS BY MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET.
.TUESDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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