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
515 AM EST FRI FEB 24 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
515 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD AND FURTHER
INTO THE ATLANTIC WATERS THIS MORNING. EXERCISE CAUTION LEVEL
SEAS WILL CONTINUE IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS TODAY. ONSHORE WINDS
WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS OUR WATERS
ON SATURDAY...WITH HIGH PRESSURE THEN BUILDING TO THE NORTH OF OUR
REGION ON SUNDAY.

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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-
515 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF 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-
515 AM EST FRI FEB 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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