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
850 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 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.

AMZ400-232100-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
850 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

UNSETTLED WEATHER WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT UNDER PREVAILING SOUTHWEST FLOW. WAVES OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. A COLD FRONT WILL
PUSH SOUTH OF THE LOCAL WATERS LATE WEDNESDAY WITH STRONG WINDS
AND SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS INTO THURSDAY. GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE CAN BE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND A GALE WARNING MAY BE
NEEDED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER SOUTH FLORIDA FRIDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-232100-
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-
850 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-232100-
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-
850 AM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING, THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHWEST. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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