498  
WHUS72 KJAX 060753  
MWWJAX  
 
URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016  
 
AMZ470-472-474-062045-  
/O.CON.KJAX.SC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-160207T0300Z/  
/O.UPG.KJAX.GL.A.0003.160207T0300Z-160208T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KJAX.GL.W.0004.160207T0300Z-160208T0300Z/  
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-  
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS  
EVENING...  
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM EST  
SUNDAY...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A GALE  
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 10 PM EST  
SUNDAY. THE GALE WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY. NORTH WINDS 25 TO  
30 KNOTS TONIGHT. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS SUNDAY.  
 
* GUSTS...A FEW GUSTS TO GALE FORCE SATURDAY. FREQUENT GUSTS TO  
GALE FORCE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET  
TODAY. SEAS BUILDING TO 11 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS TO  
19 FEET ON SUNDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A GALE WARNING MEANS WINDS OF 34 TO 47 KNOTS ARE IMMINENT OR  
OCCURRING. OPERATING A VESSEL IN GALE CONDITIONS REQUIRES  
EXPERIENCE AND PROPERLY EQUIPPED VESSELS. IT IS HIGHLY  
RECOMMENDED THAT MARINERS WITHOUT THE PROPER EXPERIENCE SEEK SAFE  
HARBOR PRIOR TO THE ONSET OF GALE CONDITIONS.  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...  
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY  
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
AMZ450-452-454-062045-  
/O.EXT.KJAX.SC.Y.0011.000000T0000Z-160208T0300Z/  
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-  
253 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016  
   
..SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST SUNDAY
 
 
* WINDS...NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS TODAY. NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS  
TONIGHT. NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS SUNDAY. OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE  
GUSTS TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.  
 
* WAVES/SEAS...SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET  
TODAY. SEAS BUILD TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11  
FEET TONIGHT AND SUNDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS...  
AND/OR SEAS 7 FEET OR HIGHER...ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS  
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT. INEXPERIENCED BOATERS...ESPECIALLY  
THOSE OPERATING SMALLER VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE  
CONDITIONS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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