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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

                            
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Northeast Florida/Southeast Georgia
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
803 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

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.

AMZ400-221000-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
803 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...

High pressure will build north of the region through Tuesday as
winds veer from east to southeast. Southerly flow increases
Tuesday night through Wednesday night with a return to advisory 
conditions ahead of the next frontal system. The front will cross 
the local area early Thursday. High pressure will build northwest
of the region Friday then settle over the southeast region
Saturday. 

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AMZ450-452-454-221000-
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-
803 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the
morning. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots with gusts to
around 35 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to
8 feet. Inland waters rough. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas
up to 8 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to
15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet.
Inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Inland
waters a light chop. 

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AMZ470-472-474-221000-
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-
803 PM EST Mon Jan 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of
showers after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with
occasional seas up to 10 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. A chance of
showers. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 25 to 30 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots becoming west 15 to
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas
up to 11 feet. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. 
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. 
.SATURDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
4 feet. 

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