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
420 AM EDT TUE APR 28 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.

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SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
420 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A STATIONARY FRONT OVER NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL LIFT NORTHWARD
AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA COASTAL WATERS LATE
TONIGHT. DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL
STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA
WEDNESDAY...DRAGGING A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH THE WATERS BY
EARLY WEDNESDAY EVENING. OFFSHORE WINDS WILL PREVAIL LATE THIS
WEEK AS HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDS INTO OUR REGION FROM THE
WEST.

$$

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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-
420 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 KNOTS LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.

$$

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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-
420 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

NELSON



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