Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
1005 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 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.

AMZ400-231015-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
1005 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure centered off the southeast U.S. coast will move
slowly eastward through midweek. A low pressure trough will remain
situated near south Florida through late this week. Meanwhile, a
cold front will approach the southeast Georgia waters from the
north by late Thursday, and will slowly move southward into the
northeast Florida waters on Friday. Low pressure is forecast to
develop off the east central Florida coast by Friday night and
will move slowly northeastward this weekend. Onshore winds will
strengthen over the weekend, with Small Craft Advisory conditions
possible by Sunday.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-231015-
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-
1005 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds 10 knots, becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Inland waters becoming mostly smooth late.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10
to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9
seconds. Inland waters becoming a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.THURSDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8
seconds. Inland waters becoming a light chop. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters
choppy. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters rough. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-231015-
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-
1005 PM EDT Tue Aug 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5
feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.WEDNESDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9
seconds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4
feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

Nelson



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