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
334 AM EDT WED MAY 6 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.

AMZ400-061700-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
334 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPING NEAR THE BAHAMAS WILL TRACK NORTHWARD AND
EAST OF THE LOCAL WATERS TONIGHT. ELEVATED NORTHEAST WINDS TODAY
WILL GRADUALLY BECOME NORTH TO NORTHWEST TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY AS
THE LOW TRACKS TOWARD THE CAROLINAS. THE LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL
LINGER NEAR THE CAROLINAS FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND THEN HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO EDGE NORTHWARD FROM SOUTH FLORIDA EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

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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-
334 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING INCREASING TO
NORTH 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET THIS MORNING
BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET THIS
AFTERNOON. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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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-
334 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THIS MORNING INCREASING
TO NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS EARLY IN THE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 10 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...WEST TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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