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
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 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-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

WAVES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS AREA WATERS THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL CROSS LATE WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD FROM THE WEST THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD TO THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE WEEKEND 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-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY
THROUGH THE NIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH A FEW GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
WEST SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST 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-
310 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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