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
304 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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-
304 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL GRADUALLY MOVE FURTHER OFFSHORE
SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST
MONDAY...LEADING TO INCREASING SOUTHWEST FLOW THROUGH MONDAY
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES OVER THE WATERS TUESDAY.
WINDS WILL BECOME NORTH AND THEN EAST AND DECREASE IN SPEED
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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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-
304 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
 THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS
2 FEET OR LESS. INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. 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-
304 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. SCATTERED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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