359  
FZUS52 KJAX 171524  
CWFJAX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
1124 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
 
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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE AVERAGE  
HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.  
 
AMZ400-172330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-  
1124 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE PUSHING SOUTHWARD INTO SOUTH  
FLORIDA AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES.  
STRONG NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH WEDNESDAY, WITH  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS AND OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS  
EXPECTED ON ALL AREA WATERS. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN  
IN EFFECT OFFSHORE THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY, WITH ELEVATED  
ONSHORE WINDS AND SEAS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
AMZ450-452-454-172330-  
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-  
1124 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH  
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS  
ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS  
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11  
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS.  
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9  
SECONDS. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
AMZ470-472-474-172330-  
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-  
1124 AM EDT TUE OCT 17 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH  
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL  
SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS  
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14  
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS  
TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13  
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9  
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET, SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD  
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.   
THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
 
EAST NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.  
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO  
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
 

 
 
NELSON  
 
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