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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KJAX 310256
CWFJAX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

AMZ400-311100-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

SYNOPSIS

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT...BRINGING OUR
LOCAL WINDS TO NORTH. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING. THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL MOVE EAST OF THE
AREA SUNDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST BY
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CREATING AN EPISODE OF MODERATE TO STRONG
WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS AGAIN AS THIS FRONT MOVES ACROSS OUR REGION ON
MONDAY. ANOTHER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE AREA
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. 



AMZ450-452-454-311100-
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-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.



AMZ470-472-474-311100-
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-
956 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST SATURDAY


REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MONDAY
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.