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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KJAX 281552
CWFJAX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1152 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 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.

AMZ400-290000-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1152 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

SYNOPSIS

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTHEAST OF THE REGION THROUGH THE
WEEKEND. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA IS FORECAST TO TURN NORTHWESTWARD
TOWARDS THE FLORIDA PENINSULA THIS WEEKEND...WITH ONSHORE WINDS
INCREASING AND SEAS BUILDING EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SEE THE LATEST BULLETINS FROM THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TROPICAL STORM ERIKA.



AMZ450-452-454-290000-
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-
1152 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO
AROUND 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 3
FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND
WATERS BECOMING ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. INLAND WATERS VERY ROUGH. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



AMZ470-472-474-290000-
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-
1152 AM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO AROUND 4 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 4
FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS
BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 30 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.



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