Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
447 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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.

AMZ400-201700-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
447 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
A cold front will slide south of the area this morning, with
strong high pressure building in behind it. A wind surge from the
northeast will continue today, with advisory conditions expected.
Strong high pressure will settle north of the area Saturday into
Sunday, with an enhanced pressure gradient keeping winds and seas
elevated. An area of low pressure will track eastward across the
region Monday into Tuesday, bringing the potential for a round of
storms.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-201700-
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-
447 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters choppy. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland
waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7
seconds. Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Inland waters choppy. A chance of showers through the night.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy. A chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to
8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Inland waters choppy.
Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers
and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest 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.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-201700-
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-
447 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 2018

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

.TODAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11
feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional
gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 11 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...East northeast winds 20 to 25 knots with occasional
gusts to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas
up to 10 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of showers.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South southeast winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet with occasional seas up to
14 feet. Showers and a chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South southwest winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts
to around 35 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to
11 feet. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

$$

JDS


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