Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
541 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-011045-
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-
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-
HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-
BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-
WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-
ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
541 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT...

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS INTO
SUNDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST
FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
LOCAL NOR`EASTER CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL IN THE COASTAL COUNTIES
TODAY AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE EXPANDS SOUTHWARD ALONG THE EASTERN
SEABOARD. WIND SPEEDS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST NORTH OF ST.
AUGUSTINE WILL INCREASE TO 20-25 MPH THIS MORNING...AND WILL
PERSIST THROUGH SUNSET BEFORE GRADUALLY DIMINISHING OVERNIGHT.
PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE IN THE COASTAL
COUNTIES AND NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
EVENING.

STRONG ONSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS WILL CREATE A HIGH RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES THROUGH TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...WITH
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE TODAY. ROUGH SEAS AND
POUNDING SURF WILL RESULT IN MINOR BEACH EROSION DURING TIMES OF
HIGH TIDE.

MINOR FLOODING WILL BEGIN ALONG THE ALTAMAHA RIVER NEAR BAXLEY
LATER TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ONSHORE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH ON SUNDAY...BUT ELEVATED
SEAS WILL KEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS IN PLACE THROUGH
THE MORNING HOURS IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS...AND THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT OFFSHORE. AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TOWARDS MIDWEEK WELL IN
ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT...WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
POSSIBLE OFFSHORE.

MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE ALTAMAHA RIVER NEAR BAXLEY
THROUGHOUT THE NEXT WEEK.

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

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NELSON



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