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
743 PM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

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Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
743 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A dry cold front will approach from the northwest tonight and cross
the waters Tuesday with advisory conditions expected Tuesday into
early Wednesday morning. Winds and seas will begin to decrease
Wednesday as high pressure builds over the Gulf Coast region.
This ridge will build toward south Florida through Thursday as yet
another cold front approaches from the northwest. This next front
will cross the waters late Friday.

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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-
743 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a moderate
chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Inland waters rough.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3
feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 20 knots. Seas building to 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the afternoon. Inland
waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3
feet. Inland waters a light chop.

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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-
743 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017


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

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots.
Seas building to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds.
.TUESDAY...West winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to near 35 knots.
Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
near 35 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...West northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4
feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9
feet. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in
the afternoon.

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