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
1101 AM EDT THU APR 27 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.

AMZ400-272315-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1101 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS ADJACENT TO THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD THIS WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT
WILL APPROACH OUR LOCAL WATERS BY LATE MONDAY...RESULTING IN
STRENGTHENING SOUTHERLY WINDS BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-272315-
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-
1101 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
BECOMING CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...DECREASING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING MOSTLY SMOOTH
LATE.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-272315-
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-
1101 AM EDT THU APR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

NELSON


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