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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KJAX 270214
CWFJAX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
1014 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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.

AMZ400-271015-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
1014 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

SYNOPSIS

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA TONIGHT AND THEN SLIDE SOUTHEAST
ACROSS AREA WATERS FRIDAY. INCREASED WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD WEST OF
THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY...WITH A PERIOD OF ADVISORY
CONDITIONS POSSIBLE DUE TO THE INCREASED PRESSURE GRADIENT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND...WITH
ANOTHER SURFACE FRONT TO MOVE SOUTH EARLY NEXT WEEK.



AMZ450-452-454-271015-
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-
1014 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS.



AMZ470-472-474-271015-
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-
1014 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION


REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.