Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
930 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 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.

AMZ400-220930-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
930 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure centered off the southeast U.S. coast will move
slowly eastward through midweek. A low pressure trough currently
over the central Bahamas will move slowly northwestward through
midweek as it approaches the east central or southeast Florida
coast. Meanwhile, a cold front will approach the southeast
Georgia waters from the north on by early Thursday, and will
slowly move southward into the northeast Florida waters by Friday.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-220930-
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-
930 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters mostly smooth.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10
to 15 knots during the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 9 seconds. Inland waters becoming a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters mostly smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 9 seconds. Inland waters becoming a light chop. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south
southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Inland waters a light chop. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.FRIDAY...South southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Inland waters becoming a
light chop. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

$$

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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-
930 PM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4
feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds. A chance
of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Dominant period 9
seconds. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas
3 to 4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A
chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY...South southwest winds around 10 knots, becoming east
southeast in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Showers and
thunderstorms likely.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers and thunderstorms likely.

$$

Nelson



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