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
257 PM EDT WED AUG 24 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.

AMZ400-250300-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
257 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN A MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW PATTERN OVER THE WATERS THIS WEEK.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-250300-
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-
257 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-250300-
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-
257 PM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 10
SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

JDS


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