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
922 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

AMZ400-010930-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
922 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL OVER THE CENTRAL FLORIDA WATERS
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...AND WILL THEN DRIFT NORTHWARD OVER THE
NORTHEAST FLORIDA WATERS BY LATE SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN
BUILD DOWN THE U.S. EASTERN SEABOARD EARLY NEXT WEEK AS HURRICANE
MATTHEW MOVES NORTHWARD FROM THE CARIBBEAN SEA INTO THE BAHAMAS.
ONSHORE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE BEGINNING ON TUESDAY...WITH
SEAS POTENTIALLY BUILDING SUBSTANTIALLY TOWARDS MIDWEEK DEPENDING ON
THE POSITION OF HURRICANE MATTHEW.

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AMZ450-452-454-010930-
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-
922 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST 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.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-010930-
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-
922 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
NORTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST NORTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS INCREASING TO
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTH SOUTHWEST IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
10 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET
BUILDING TO 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

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