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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
350 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

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.

AMZ400-190400-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
350 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
Moderate northeasterly winds and rough seas expected over area
waters through late tonight. A coastal trough will develop over 
the local waters by Friday morning then push east of the waters 
Friday night. A strong cold front will move across the region 
Saturday night trailed by a sharp increase in northwest to north 
winds. Moderate north to northeast winds and rough seas expected 
Sunday into Sunday night as the cold front moves well south of the
waters and strong high pressure builds over the Carolinas. 
Another low pressure will develop along the coast early next week.

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AMZ450-452-454-190400-
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-
350 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds around 20 knots...decreasing to 
10 to 15 knots by early Friday morning. Seas 5 to 7 
feet...subsiding to 4 to 6 feet late. Dominant period 6 seconds. 
Inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely. 
.FRIDAY...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of showers in the
afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Inland waters
smooth. A chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance
of showers after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south
southwest in the evening. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers through
the day. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north
northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Inland waters choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. 
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers. 

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AMZ470-472-474-190400-
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-
350 PM EDT Thu Oct 18 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...East northeast winds 20 knots...decreasing to 15 knots
by early Friday morning. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up
to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 
southwest after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up
to 8 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...West southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms through
the day. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming
north northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...North northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet
with occasional seas up to 10 feet. A slight chance of showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. A slight chance of
showers. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. 
.TUESDAY...East northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers. 

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