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Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
254 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

AMZ470-472-474-230800-
/O.NEW.KJAX.SC.Y.0012.170223T0900Z-170224T2100Z/
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-
254 AM EST WED FEB 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM THURSDAY TO 4 PM EST
FRIDAY.

* WINDS...EAST NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
  TO 35 KNOTS.

* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
  SEAS TO 14 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS,
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER, ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS, ESPECIALLY
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE
CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
314 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-230830-
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-
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-
Hamilton-Suwannee-Columbia-Baker-Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-Union-
Bradford-Clay-St. Johns-Gilchrist-Alachua-Putnam-Flagler-Marion-
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coffee-Jeff Davis-Bacon-Appling-
Wayne-Atkinson-Ware-Pierce-Brantley-Inland Glynn-Coastal Glynn-
Echols-Clinch-Charlton-Inland Camden-Coastal Camden-
314 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

...ISOLATED STORMS POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY...

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST THROUGH
EARLY THURSDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Northeast Florida,
Southeast Georgia and the Adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

There is a slight chance of thunderstorms across northeast Florida
and coastal southeast Georgia through early Thursday.

Locally heavy rainfall in excess of an inch will be possible through
early Thursday morning...mainly along the coast.

There is a Moderate risk of rip currents at the area beaches due to
increasing onshore winds and seas.

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the northeast Florida waters
beginning tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday...

An elevated risk of rip currents is expected at the area beaches through
the end of the week due to an onshore flow and elevated seas.

Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the northeast Florida waters
through Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service in
Jacksonville website on the internet at weather.gov/jax.

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