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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KJAX 240804
CWFJAX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
304 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

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.

AMZ400-241615-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
304 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

SYNOPSIS

A COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY APPROACH THE AREA TODAY AND MOVE ACROSS
THE WATERS TONIGHT...THEN STALL JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE WATERS
TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OFF THE
CAROLINA COAST AND STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES QUICKLY NORTHWARD
WEDNESDAY...WITH INCREASING OFFSHORE WINDS DEVELOPING OVER OUR
COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.



AMZ450-452-454-241615-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
304 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION


TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG POSSIBLE IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.



AMZ470-472-474-241615-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
304 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
9 FEET. RAIN WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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