Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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.

AMZ400-291530-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
TROPICAL STORM BONNIE...LOCATED ABOUT 100 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST
OF CHARLESTON AT 2 AM SUNDAY...WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE NORTH-
NORTHWEST...APPROACHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST LATER TODAY.
MOSTLY OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH MONDAY...WITH SEAS
GRADUALLY SUBSIDING. A WEAK PRESSURE PATTERN WITH LIGHT WINDS IS
EXPECTED BEGINNING TUESDAY WITH A DAILY SEA BREEZE PATTERN ALONG
THE COAST.

$$

AMZ450-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS DURING THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS
BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
EAST 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-291530-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11
FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

AMZ472-474-291530-
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-
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL SEAS SUBSIDE...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 KNOTS LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS 10
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

AMZ452-454-291530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
327 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

NELSON


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