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 EST SUN JAN 22 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.

AMZ400-231030-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
922 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG COLD FRONT PUSH OFF THE COAST THIS EVENING. A STRONG AREA
OF LOW PRESSURE OVER NORTHERN GEORGIA TONIGHT WILL SLOWLY MOVE
EAST TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THIS LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE MID ATLANTIC
COAST MONDAY NIGHT WITH STRONG WESTERLY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS
CONTINUING INTO TUESDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-231030-
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 EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO OCCASIONAL AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS .
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS INCREASING TO
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-231030-
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 EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS
TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 30 TO
40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET.

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