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
411 AM EDT SAT APR 29 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.

AMZ400-291615-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED NORTHEAST OF THE AREA OVER THE
WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE
MONDAY...RESULTING IN STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE ACROSS OUR COASTAL WATERS LATE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY
MORNING...AND THEN BRIEFLY STALL JUST SOUTH OF OUR LOCAL WATERS
BEFORE RETURNING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-291615-
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-
411 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-291615-
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-
411 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.

$$

JDS


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