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
956 AM 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
956 AM 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 THIS AFTERNOON...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.

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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-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE POSSIBLE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS EARLY...SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET...
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 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-
956 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 25 KNOTS. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO
GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. SEAS 8 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 12 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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