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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:30:44 GMT

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
930 PM EST THU JAN 29 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.

AMZ400-301030-
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

SYNOPSIS:
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS DURING THE PREDAWN
HOURS...AND WILL PASS THROUGH OUR REGION ON FRIDAY MORNING.
OFFSHORE WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY AS THIS
FRONT MOVES THROUGH. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE OHIO
VALLEY ON FRIDAY NIGHT...VEERING OUR LOCAL WINDS TO AN ONSHORE
DIRECTION. THIS HIGH PRESSURE CENTER WILL WEAKEN AND MOVE OFF THE
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST BY SATURDAY NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE WEST BY SUNDAY NIGHT...CREATING ANOTHER EPISODE
OF STRONG OFFSHORE WINDS AS THIS FRONT MOVES ACROSS OUR REGION ON
MONDAY.

$$

AMZ450-452-454-301030-
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-
930 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

REST OF TONIGHT: SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS
BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP LATE.
FRIDAY: NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
FRIDAY NIGHT: NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SATURDAY: NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
SATURDAY NIGHT: EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SUNDAY: SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SUNDAY NIGHT: SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MONDAY: WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MONDAY NIGHT: NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
TUESDAY: NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

AMZ470-472-474-301030-
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-
930 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING


REST OF TONIGHT: SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AND INCREASING TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
FRIDAY: NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
FRIDAY NIGHT: NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
SATURDAY: NORTHEAST TO EAST 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 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
SUNDAY NIGHT: SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MONDAY: WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
MONDAY NIGHT: NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8
FEET.
TUESDAY: NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
ISOLATED SHOWERS.

$$

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Last updated at: 1/30/2015 12:21:04 AM ET
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