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
209 PM EST Sat Nov 18 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-
209 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A cold front will move across our coastal waters on Sunday
morning, accompanied by scattered showers. Southwesterly winds
will strengthen ahead of the front this evening, followed by a
surge of northwesterly winds behind the front on Sunday. High
pressure will build eastward from the Tennessee Valley to the
Carolina coast by Monday evening, with winds becoming onshore by
early on Monday morning. A warm front will approach our waters
from the south on Tuesday and Tuesday night. Low pressure is then
forecast to develop over the eastern Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday,
moving over the Florida peninsula and into the Atlantic waters by
Thursday.

$$

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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-
209 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. Inland waters becoming
choppy late.
.SUNDAY...West southwest winds 15 to 20 knots, becoming northwest
in the early afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 6
seconds. Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers in the
morning. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Inland
waters choppy.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland
waters choppy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. A slight
chance of rain.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop.
Rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters mostly
smooth. A chance of rain.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4
feet. Inland waters a light chop. A chance of rain and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
2 to 4 feet. Inland waters choppy. A chance of rain.
.THURSDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of rain.

$$

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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-
209 PM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots...increasing to 20 knots
late. Seas building to 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6
feet late. Dominant period 9 seconds.
.SUNDAY...West winds 20 knots, becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6
feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5
seconds.
.MONDAY...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of rain.
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Rain and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of rain.
.WEDNESDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of rain and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Rain likely.
.THURSDAY...North northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet in the afternoon. Rain likely.

$$

Nelson



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