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
922 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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-
922 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT...WITH WINDY
NORTHERLY FLOW SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS WEST OF THE REGION.
GALE FORCE CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP OVER THE OFFSHORE ZONES SATURDAY
WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS. WINDS WILL SHIFT ONSHORE SUNDAY NIGHT WITH
ONSHORE WINDS THEN CONTINUING THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK AS
THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE SETTLES NORTH AND EAST OF THE WATERS.

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ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
922 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-312300-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
922 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE SATURDAY
NIGHT...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS LATE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. 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.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

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