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
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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.

AMZ400-011045-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHEAST WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD
AND EXPAND SOUTHWARD ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD THROUGH TONIGHT. A
COASTAL TROUGH WILL SHARPEN...CREATING STRONG NORTH TO NORTHEAST
WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS THROUGH TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST SUNDAY... WITH
ONSHORE WINDS GRADUALLY DECREASING. ELEVATED SEAS WILL PERSIST
OFFSHORE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS
FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE WEDNESDAY...AND WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATERS
DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.

$$

AMZ450-011045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9
FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ470-011045-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS...DECREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ452-454-011045-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
 SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$

AMZ472-474-011045-
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-
936 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10
FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

$$


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