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
903 AM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

AMZ400-172300-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
903 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Surface high pressure will move southeast from offshore of the
Carolina Atlantic coast today to offshore of the Florida Atlantic
coast through Tuesday. A cold front will approach the local waters
late Wednesday with an increase in offshore flow preceding the
front. Winds shift onshore behind the front Thursday as high
pressure builds northeast of the region.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-172300-
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-
903 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East southeast winds 10 knots or less. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds. Inland waters mostly smooth.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
9 seconds. Inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots becoming south southeast.
Seas 1 to 2 feet. Inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north
northeast 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-172300-
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-
903 AM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.REST OF TODAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 10
seconds.
.TONIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.MONDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TUESDAY...West northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest.
Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northeast. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$


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