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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
825 PM EST Sat Jan 19 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.

AMZ400-200930-
Synopsis for Altamaha Sound GA to Flagler Beach FL out to 60 nm-
825 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Strong low pressure over the Tennessee Valley this evening will
accelerate northeastward across the Appalachians and into the
Mid-Atlantic states by Sunday morning. A strong cold front
associated with this storm system currently over the Florida
panhandle will race eastward across our waters during the predawn
and early morning hours on Sunday, with increasing coverage of 
showers and thunderstorms expected overnight. Frequent Gale Force
wind gusts are expected offshore beginning during the predawn
hours on Sunday, with occasional gusts to Gale Force possible near
shore through Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, strong high pressure
will build southeastward from the western Great Lakes region on 
Sunday into the Ohio Valley by Monday evening and then will shift 
off the Carolina coast by Tuesday evening. Onshore winds will
strengthen by Tuesday night and Wednesday ahead of the next cold
front that will be entering the southeastern states. 


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AMZ450-452-454-200930-
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-
825 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 
knots. Seas building to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 
feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters becoming rough. 
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 25 knots with occasional gusts to 
Gale Force possible. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 
8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Inland waters very rough. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North northwest winds 20 to 25 knots with
occasional gusts to Gale Force possible, becoming north 15 to 20
knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to
6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters rough. 
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
Dominant period 5 seconds. Inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...East southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters a 
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Inland waters choppy. A
chance of showers. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 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. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Inland waters choppy. Showers
likely. 

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AMZ470-472-474-200930-
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-
825 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM EST SUNDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...South southwest winds increasing to 25 to 30 
knots with frequent gusts to Gale Force developing after midnight.
Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet, building to 7
to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet after midnight. 
Dominant period 5 seconds. Showers likely and a slight chance of 
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with frequent gusts
to Gale Force. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 
feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. A chance of showers in the 
morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 25 to 30 knots with frequent gusts
to Gale Force, becoming north northwest 20 knots after midnight. 
Seas 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet, subsiding to
5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet after midnight. 
Dominant period 6 seconds. 
.MONDAY...North northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet 
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. 
.TUESDAY...East southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet 
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet
with occasional seas up to 8 feet. A chance of showers. 
.WEDNESDAY...South southeast winds 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet 
with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers likely. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet 
with occasional seas up to 11 feet. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Showers likely. 

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Nelson