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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KJAX 050657
CWFJAX

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
257 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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.

AMZ400-051500-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
257 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SYNOPSIS

LOW PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST
TODAY...CREATING STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS OVER OUR WATERS. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD EASTWARD INTO OUR REGION FROM THE WEST
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY...ALLOWING OFFSHORE WINDS TO GRADUALLY
DECREASE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE MOVING EASTWARD AND WILL BE
CENTERED OFF THE FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST BY LATE SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.



AMZ450-452-454-051500-
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-
257 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. INLAND WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.

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

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

SUNDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.



AMZ470-472-474-051500-
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-
257 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


TODAY
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.



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