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
339 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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.

AMZ400-100445-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
339 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRENGTHENING LOW PRESSURE OFF THE NEW ENGLAND COAST WILL
CONTINUE MOVING RAPIDLY NORTHEASTWARD. MEANWHILE...ARCTIC HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD OUR REGION FROM THE NORTHWEST. STRONG
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...WITH
FREQUENT GALE FORCE WIND GUSTS OFFSHORE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BRIEFLY BUILD OVER OUR REGION ON THURSDAY IN ADVANCE OF THE
NEXT COLD FRONT...WHICH WILL PUSH ACROSS OUR COASTAL WATERS ON
FRIDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-100445-
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-
339 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS....DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
DURING THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS....BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-100445-
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-
339 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

$$

NELSON


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