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
1047 AM EDT WED MAR 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1047 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA TODAY AND
EARLY THURSDAY WITH THE SEA BREEZE DEVELOPING IN THE AFTERNOON.
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE LATE THURSDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH OF THE WATER EARLY SATURDAY
TRAILED BY OFFSHORE FLOW. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE
WATERS EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH A RETURN OF ONSHORE FLOW.

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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-
1047 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST 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-
1047 AM EDT WED MAR 29 2017

.REST OF TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
NORTHEAST, THEN BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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