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
319 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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.

AMZ400-270430-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND THEN SLIDE
SOUTHEAST ACROSS AREA WATERS FRIDAY. INCREASED WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
WEST OF THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...WITH A PERIOD OF
ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE DUE TO THE INCREASED PRESSURE
GRADIENT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS DURING THE
WEEKEND...WITH ANOTHER SURFACE FRONT TO MOVE SOUTH EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

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AMZ450-452-454-270430-
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-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED
 SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.

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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-
319 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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