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
152 AM EST MON FEB 8 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.

AMZ400-081600-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
152 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD TODAY CROSSING OUR
COASTAL WATERS THIS EVENING. STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS
WILL PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BRIEFLY BUILD OVER OUR REGION LATE THIS WEEK IN ADVANCE OF ANOTHER
COLD FRONT THAT WILL APPROACH OUR WATERS FROM THE NORTH ON FRIDAY.

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AMZ450-452-454-081600-
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-
152 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS
BECOMING CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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AMZ470-472-474-081600-
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-
152 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT
GUSTS TO GALE FORCE LATE IN THE DAY. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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