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
322 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

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.

AMZ400-301530-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
322 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING AND STALL
ACROSS THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA WATERS. AS THE FRONT DISSIPATES...A
WEAK INVERTED TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER AREA WATERS SATURDAY. THIS
TROUGH WILL BREAK DOWN AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OF THE AREA
ON SUNDAY. THIS HIGH WILL LEAD TO A DOMINANT PERIOD OF ONSHORE
FLOW INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

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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-
322 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST NORTHWEST IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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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-
322 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS
INCREASING TO 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

JDS


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