040  
FZUS52 KJAX 221846  
CWFJAX  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA/SOUTHEAST GEORGIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
246 PM EDT MON MAY 22 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.  
 
AMZ400-230300-  
SYNOPSIS FOR ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT TO 60 NM-  
246 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE FROM EAST OF THE REGION TODAY TO THE  
SOUTHEAST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS AREA  
WATERS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD  
FROM THE WEST THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. THIS RIDGE WILL BE EAST  
OF AREA WATERS OVER THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
AMZ450-452-454-230300-  
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-  
246 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH  
THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND  
WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. INLAND  
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
6 FEET. INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
AMZ470-472-474-230300-  
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-  
246 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
..SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS  
LIKELY IN THE EVENING WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTH SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH  
THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SHOWERS  
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 35 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO  
9 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH  
SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
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