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
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

AMZ400-271545-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE GEORGIA WATERS EARLY
THIS MORNING WILL CROSS THE FLORIDA WATERS LATE THIS MORNING
AND EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THIS FRONT WILL STALL TO THE SOUTH OF
OUR REGION TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...BEFORE MOVING NORTHWARD
TUESDAY NIGHT AS DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE. THIS LOW PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES
NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE GEORGIA WATERS BY LATE
WEDNESDAY...DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR COASTAL
WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL LATE THIS WEEK
AS HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDS INTO OUR REGION FROM THE WEST.

$$

AMZ450-452-271545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ454-271545-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-271545-
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-
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DUE TO INCREASING WINDS...

.TODAY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

AMZ474-271545-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
332 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

$$

NELSON



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