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
943 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 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.

AMZ400-062200-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
943 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES WILL BUILD EASTWARD
OVER THE LOCAL AREA THROUGH SATURDAY. THE HIGH WILL THEN BUILD
OFFSHORE OF THE FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. AN
INCREASE IN SOUTHERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-062200-
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-
943 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. LOCAL ONSHORE
WINDS NEAR THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA COAST WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-062200-
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-
943 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

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