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
809 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 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.

AMZ400-052015-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
809 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST THIS WEEK WHILE LOW
PRESSURE DEVELOPS NEAR THE BAHAMAS AND DRIFTS NORTHWARD. BUILDING
SEAS AND ENHANCED EASTERLY WINDS ARE FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH THEN NORTHWEST AND REMAIN ELEVATED
WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT AS THE LOW LIFTS SLOWLY
NORTHWARD.

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AMZ450-452-454-052015-
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-
809 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-052015-
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-
809 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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